Diodes Incorporated (DIOD)
Q1 2012 Earnings Call
May 8, 2012 5:00 PM ET
Leanne Sievers – IR from Shelton Group
Keh-Shew Lu – President and CEO
Rick White – CFO, Secretary and Treasurer
Mark King – SVP, Sales and Marketing
Steve Smigie – Raymond James
Richard Nelson – Stephens Inc
Chris Longiaru – Sidoti & Company
Gary Mobley – Benchmark
Suji De Silva – ThinkEquity
Ramesh Misra – National Securities
Shawn Harrison – Longbow Research
Stephen Chin – UBS
Good afternoon and welcome to Diodes, Incorporated First Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call.
As a reminder, this conference call is being recorded today, Tuesday, May 8, 2012. I would now like to turn over the call to Leanne Sievers of Shelton Group, Investor Relations. Leanne, please go ahead.
Good afternoon and welcome to Diodes First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. I’m Leanne Sievers, Executive Vice President of Shelton Group, Diodes Investor Relations firm. With us today are Diodes President and CEO, Dr. Keh Shew Lu; Chief Financial Officer, Rick White; Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Mark King and Director of Investor Relations, Laura Mehrl.
Before I turn the call over to Dr. Lu I’d like to remind our listeners that management’s prepared remarks contain forward-looking statements, which are subject to risks and uncertainties and management may make additional forward-looking statements in response to your questions. Therefore, the company claims the protection of the Safe Harbor for forward-looking statements that is contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act to of 1994. Actual results may differ from those discussed today and, therefore, we refer you to a more detailed discussion of the risks and uncertainties in the company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, any projections as to the company’s future performance represent management’s estimate as of today, May 8, 2012. Diodes assumes no obligation to update these projections in the future as market conditions may or may not change.