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Herbalife's CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Herbalife Ltd. ( HLF)

Q4 2011 Earnings Call

February 22, 2012 11:00 am ET


Brett R. Chapman – Secretary and General Counsel

Michael O. Johnson – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Des Walsh – President

John DeSimone – Chief Financial Officer


John P. San Marco – Janney Montgomery Scott LLC

Timothy Ramey – D. A. Davidson & Co.

Mike Schwartz – SunTrust Robinson Humphrey

Linda Bolton-Weiser – Caris & Company

Gary Albanese – Auriga

Anand Vankawala – Avondale Partners



Good morning, and thank you for joining the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Earnings Conference Call for Herbalife Ltd. On the call today is Michael Johnson, the company’s Chairman and CEO; the company’s President, Des Walsh; John DeSimone, the company’s CFO and Brett Chapman, the company's General Counsel.

I would now like to turn the call over to Brett Chapman to read the company’s Safe Harbor language.

Brett R. Chapman

Before we begin, as a reminder, during this conference call, comments maybe made that include some forward-looking statements. These statements involve risk and uncertainty and as you know, actual results may differ materially from those discussed or anticipated.

We encourage you to refer to yesterday’s earnings release and our SEC filings for a complete discussion of risks associated with these forward-looking statements and our business. In addition, during this call, certain financial performance measures maybe discussed that differ from comparable measures contained in our financial statements prepared in accordance with the U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, referred to by the Securities and Exchange Commission as non-GAAP financial measures.

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