Q1 2012 Earnings Call
April 24, 2012 8:30 am ET
Douglas A. Berthiaume - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
John A. Ornell - Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance & Administration
Nandita Koshal - Barclays Capital, Research Division
Jonathan P. Groberg - Macquarie Research
Daniel L. Leonard - Leerink Swann LLC, Research Division
Daniel Brennan - Morgan Stanley, Research Division
Paul R. Knight - Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Research Division
Quintin J. Lai - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division
Tycho W. Peterson - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division
Doug Schenkel - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division
Amit Bhalla - Citigroup Inc, Research Division
Jon Davis Wood - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division
Isaac Ro - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division
Good morning. Welcome to the Waters Corporation First Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] This conference is being recorded. [Operator Instructions] I would like to introduce you to your host for today's call, Mr. Douglas Berthiaume, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Waters Corporation. Sir, you may begin.
Douglas A. Berthiaume
Thank you. Well, good morning, and welcome to the Waters Corporation First Quarter Financial Results Conference Call. With me on today's call, as usual, is John Ornell, the Waters Chief Financial Officer; Art Caputo, the President of the Waters Division; and Gene Cassis, the Vice President of Investor Relations.
As our normal practice, I'll start with an overview of the quarter's results, and John will follow with details of our financials and provide you with our outlook for the second quarter and for the full year. But before we get going, I'd like John to cover the cautionary language.