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April 25, 2012 08:00 a.m. ET
Manfred Markevitch – Head of Investor Relations
Richard J. Tobin – President and Chief Executive Officer
Camillo Rossotto – Chief Financial Officer
Andrea Paulis – Treasurer
Henry Kirn – UBS
Michael Cox – Piper Jaffray
Ann Duignan – JPMorgan
Andrew Obin – Bank of America
Monica Bosio – Banca IMI
Martino De Ambroggi – Equita SIM SpA
Larry De Maria – William Blair & Company
Ashish Gupta – CLSA
Good morning ladies and gentlemen and welcome to today’s CNH Global 2012 Conference Call. For your information today’s conference is being recorded.
At this time, I would like to turn the call over to Mr. Manfred Markevitch, Head of CNH Investor Relations. Please go ahead.
Thank you, Arnica. Good morning and good afternoon everyone. We would like to welcome you to the CNH 2012 first quarter conference call. Let me make a brief introduction. I would like to remind everybody, you can refer to page three of our presentation, which was distributed earlier today and posted on the Internet regarding certain forward-looking statements. Also all information that will be used in the conference call today is available on our website at www.cnh.com.
Today, we will have the presentation followed by a short Q&A session. We are pleased to have our President and CEO, Rich Tobin; our CFO, Camillo Rossotto; and our Treasurer, Andrea Paulis with us on the call today. We would like to begin with a brief presentation and with that I will hand over the call to Rich Tobin.