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Ameriprise Financial's CEO Hosts Annual Meeting Of Shareholders (Transcript)

Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (AMP)

Annual Meeting of Shareholders Call

April 25, 2012 12:00 ET

Executives

Jim Cracchiolo – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Tom Moore – Corporate Secretary and Chief Governance Officer

Presentation

Jim Cracchiolo – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Good morning. I am Jim Cracchiolo, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ameriprise Financial. Welcome to our 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Thank you for joining us whether in person or listening on the web.

Tom Moore, our Corporate Secretary and Chief Governance Officer, is here with me today to help conduct the meeting. After I introduce our Board of Directors and executive leadership team, we'll conduct the formal part of our meeting. I will then give a business update on the state of the company, followed by voting results and the shareholder question-and-answer period. Tom, will now address some initial matters. Tom?

Tom Moore – Corporate Secretary and Chief Governance Officer

Thank you, Jim. The Board of Directors has appointed the Carideo Group Incorporated as the Inspector of Elections for this meeting. Ms. (Kristine Sundberg), the representative of the Carideo Group, has subscribed her oath of office and filed it with me.

The Board of Directors has fixed February 27, 2012 as the record date for determining shareholders entitled to notice of and to vote at this annual meeting. Mr. Chairman, I present the following documents: a certified list of holders of common stock of the company as of February 27, 2012. This list has been prepared by Computershare Trust Company, National Association, the company's stock transfer agent and registrar.

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