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April 27, 2012 9:00 am ET
George Sharp - Director of Investor Relations
Alan R. Mulally - Chief Executive Officer, President, Executive Director and Member of Finance Committee
Robert L. Shanks - Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Chairman of Global Risk Management Committee
Itay Michaeli - Citigroup Inc, Research Division
Rod Lache - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division
Christopher J. Ceraso - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division
Patrick Archambault - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division
Colin Langan - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division
Joseph Spak - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division
John Murphy - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Ford's First Quarter Earnings Conference Call hosted by George Sharp. My name is Sue, and I'm your event manager. [Operator Instructions] I would like to advise all parties this conference is being recorded for replay purposes, and now I'd like to hand over to George. Thank you.
Thank you, Susan, and good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to all of you who are joining us today either by phone or webcast. On behalf of the entire Ford management team, I'd like to thank you for spending time with us this morning, so we can provide you with additional details of our first quarter financial results. Presenting today are Alan Mulally, our President and CEO of Ford; and Bob Shanks, Chief Financial Officer. Also in attendance are Stuart Rowley, Corporate Controller; Neil Schloss, Corporate Treasurer; Paul Andonian, Director of Accounting; and Mike Seneski, Ford Credit CFO.