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Watson Pharmaceuticals' CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Watson Pharmaceuticals (WPI)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 30, 2012 8:30 am ET


Patricia L. Eisenhaur - Vice President of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications

Paul M. Bisaro - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director

R. Todd Joyce - Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller and Treasurer

Albert Paonessa - Chief Operating Officer of Distribution Division and Executive Vice President of Distribution Division

George Frederick Wilkinson - Executive Vice President of Global Brands

Sigurdur Oli Olafsson - Executive Vice President of Global Generics


Michael Faerm - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

Randall Stanicky - Canaccord Genuity, Research Division

Timothy Chiang - CRT Capital Group LLC, Research Division

Corey B. Davis - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division

Gregory B. Gilbert - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Christopher Schott - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

David G. Buck - The Buckingham Research Group Incorporated

Jami Rubin - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Frank H. Pinkerton - SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Research Division

Gary Nachman - Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP, Research Division

David Risinger - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

David Amsellem - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division

Marc Goodman - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Elliot Wilbur - Needham & Company, LLC, Research Division

Shibani Malhotra - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

Ken Cacciatore - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division



Good morning. My name is Therese, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time I would like to welcome everyone to the Watson Pharmaceuticals First Quarter Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to turn the call over to Patty Eisenhaur. Go ahead, Patty.

Patricia L. Eisenhaur

Thank you, Therese, and good morning, everyone. I'd like to welcome you to Watson's First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. Earlier this morning, Watson issued a press release reporting its earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. The press release is available on our website at Additionally, we are conducting a live webcast of this call, which will also be available on our website after the call's conclusion.

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