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Sonoco Products' CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Stocks in this article: SON

Sonoco Products Company (SON)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 19, 2012 11:00 am ET

Executives

Roger Schrum – Vice President, Investor Relations & Corporate Affairs

Barry L. Saunders – Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Harris E. DeLoach, Jr. – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

M. Jack Sanders – President and Chief Operating Officer

Analysts

Scott Gaffner – Barclays Capital

George Staphos – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch

Ghansham Panjabi – Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.

Philip Ng – Jefferies & Company, Inc.

Ian Zaffino – Oppenheimer & Co.

Phil Gresh – JPMorgan

Chip A. Dillon – Vertical Research Partners Inc.

Adam Josephson – KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.

Mark Wilde – Deutsche Bank

Christopher David Manuel – Wells Fargo Securities, LLC

Albert Kabili – Credit Suisse

Alex Ovshey – Goldman Sachs

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the First Quarter 2012 Sonoco Earnings Conference Call. My name is [Geneta], and I will be your operator for today. At this time, all participants are in listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes.

I would now like to turn the conference over to your host for today, Mr. Roger Schrum, Vice President of Investor Relations for Sonoco. Please proceed, sir.

Roger Schrum

Thank you, [Geneta]. Good morning, everyone, and welcome to Sonoco’s 2012 first quarter earnings investor call. This call is being conducted on April 19, 2012.

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