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Trina Solar's CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Trina Solar Limited ( TSL)

Q4 2011 Earnings Call

February 23, 2012 8:00 am ET


Thomas Young – Vice President, Investor Relations

Jifan Gao – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Terry Wang – Chief Financial Officer

Mark Kingsley – Chief Commercial Officer


Kelly Dougherty – Macquarie Research Equities

Sanjay Shrestha – Lazard Capital Markets

Daniel Ries – Collins Stewart Llc

Brandon Heiken – Credit Suisse

Lu Yeung – UBS Securities

Ramesh Misra – Brigantine Advisors

Hari Chandra Polavarapu – Auriga USA

Philip Shen – Roth Capital Partners LLC



Good morning. My name is Lisa, and I’ll be your conference operator today. At this time, I’d like to welcome everyone to the Trina Solar Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Earnings Conference Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speakers’ remarks there will be a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions)

Thank you. Thomas Young, Vice President of Investor Relations. You may begin your conference.

Thomas Young

Okay, thank you operator. Good day to all, and welcome to Trina Solar’s fourth quarter and full year 2011 earnings conference call. This is Thomas Young, Trina Solar’s Vice President of Investor Relations. With us today are Trina Solar’s Chairman and CEO, Jifan Gao; Chief Financial Officer, Terry Wang; Chief Commercial Officer, Mark Kingsley; and Senior Vice President, Operations, Gary Yu.

Before I turn the call over to Mr. Gao, may I remind our listeners that in this call, management’s prepared remarks contain forward-looking statements, which are subject to risks and uncertainties and management may make additional forward-looking statements in response to your questions. Therefore, the company claims the protection of the Safe Harbor for forward-looking statements that is contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ from those discussed today and therefore we refer you to more detailed discussion of the risks and uncertainties in the company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, any projections as to the company’s future performance represent management’s estimates as of today, February 23, 2012. Trina Solar assumes no obligation to update these projections in the future as market conditions change.

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