Ford Motor Company (F)
March 09, 2012 10:30 am ET
George Sharp - Director of Investor Relations
Robert L. Shanks - Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President and Controller
Neil M. Schloss - Vice President and Treasurer
Michael L. Seneski - Chief Financial Officer of Ford Motor Credit Company
Brian Arthur Johnson - Barclays Capital, Research Division
John Murphy - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division
Patrick Archambault - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division
Adam Jonas - Morgan Stanley, Research Division
Itay Michaeli - Citigroup Inc, Research Division
Rod Lache - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division
Eric J. Selle - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Ford Motor Company, Ford University 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, Mr. George Sharp, Executive Director of Investor Relations. Please go ahead, sir.
Thank you, Keith, and good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to all of you who are joining us today either by phone or webcast. On behalf of the entire Ford management team, I'd like to thank you for spending time with us this morning so we can provide you with a number of updates to Ford University. This is an important part of our process to share with investors our guidance and how we report against that guidance during the upcoming year. With me today are: Bob Shanks, presently our Corporate Controller and soon to be our CFO; Neil Schloss, Corporate Treasurer; Mike Seneski, Ford Credit CFO; John Murphy, Director of Investor Relations; and Lee Kremzier, Director of Corporate Finance.