Rakesh SachdevYes, thanks, Kirk, and good morning to all. Before we continue with today's call, I'd like to say how pleased I am that Jan Bertsch has joined the Sigma-Aldrich management team and is now joining me for the first of, what I believe should be, many conference calls. She has a broad background in both finance and operations, with over 3 decades of progressive leadership assignments with several large global companies. In just a few short weeks, she's already becoming a key contributor, and she plans to participate in a variety of investor conferences and other meetings in the next few months. So I hope you'll the have chance to meet her soon. Kirk, let's continue.
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