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Agilent Technologies' CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Agilent Technologies (A)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

February 15, 2012 4:30 pm ET

Executives

Alicia Rodriguez -

William P. Sullivan - Chief Executive Officer, President, Executive Director and Member of Executive Committee

Didier Hirsch - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Senior Vice President

Ronald S. Nersesian - Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President

Guy Sene - Senior Vice President and President Electronic Measurement Group

Michael R. McMullen - Senior Vice President and President of Chemical Analysis Group

Nicolas H. Roelofs - Senior Vice President and President of Life Sciences Group

Analysts

Nandita Koshal - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Jon Davis Wood - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division

Tycho W. Peterson - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

William Stein - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

Derik De Bruin - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Jonathan P. Groberg - Macquarie Research

Vijar Kumar

Richard C. Eastman - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division

Doug Schenkel - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division

Paul R. Knight - Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Research Division

Isaac Ro - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Ajit Pai - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division

Daniel Silver - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the First Quarter 2012 Agilent Technologies Earnings Conference Call. My name is Keith, and I'll be your operator for today. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, today's conference is being recorded for replay purposes. And I would now like to turn the conference over to your host for today, Ms. Alicia Rodriguez, Vice President of Investor Relations. Please go ahead, ma'am.

Alicia Rodriguez

Thank you, Keith, and welcome, everyone, to Agilent's First Quarter Conference Call for Fiscal Year 2012. With me are Agilent's President and CEO, Bill Sullivan; as well as Senior Vice President and CFO, Didier Hirsch. Joining in the Q&A after Didier's comments will be Agilent's Chief Operating Officer, Ron Nersesian; and the Presidents of our Electronic Measurement, Life Sciences and Chemical Analysis Groups, Guy Sene, Nick Roelofs and Mike McMullen.

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