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Hanover Insurance Group's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (THG)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

May 1, 2012 10:00 AM ET


Oksana Lukasheva – Assistant VP

Frederick Eppinger – President and CEO

David Greenfield – EVP and CFO

Marita Zuraitis – President, Property & Casualty Companies


Vincent D’Agostino – Stifel Nicolaus

Dan Farrell – Sterne Agee

Ray Iardella – Macquarie

Larry Greenberg – Langen McAlenney

Matt Carletti – JMP Securities

Ray Iardella – Macquarie



Good day and welcome to the Hanover Insurance Group First Quarter Conference Call and Webcast. All participants will be in listen-only mode. (Operator Instructions) Please note, this event is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to Oksana Lukasheva, AVP Investor Relations. Please go ahead.

Oksana Lukasheva

Thank you, Andrew. Good morning and thank you for joining us on our first quarter conference call. We’ll begin today’s call with prepared remarks from Fred Eppinger, our President and Chief Executive Officer and David Greenfield, our Executive Vice President and CFO. Also in the room and available to answer your questions after our prepared remarks are Marita Zuraitis, President, Property and Casualty Companies; Andrew Robinson, President of Specialty Lines; and Bob Stuchbery, President of International Operations and Chief Executive Officer of Chaucer.

Before I turn the call over to Fred, let me note that our earnings press release, statistical supplements and a complete slide presentation for today’s call are available in the Investors section of our website at After the presentation we will answer questions in the Q&A session. Our prepared remarks and the responses to your questions today, other than statements of historical fact, include forward-looking statements such as our outlook for segment income per share for 2012.

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