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Protective Life's CEO Discuses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Stocks in this article: PL

Protective Life Corporation (PL)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

May 9, 2012 10:00 am ET

Executives

Eva Roberson - VP, IR

John Johns - Chairman, President and CEO

Rich Bielen - Vice Chairman, and CFO

Carl Thigpen - CIO

Carolyn Johnson - COO

Steve Walker - CAO

Analysts

Chris Giovanni - Goldman Sachs

Ed Spehar - Bank of America-Merrill Lynch

Steven Schwartz - Raymond James

Mark Finkelstein - Evercore Partners

Jimmy Bhullar - JPMorgan

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the first quarter 2012 Protective Life Corporation earnings conference call. (Operator Instructions) I would now like to turn the conference over to, Ms. Eva Roberson, Vice President of Investor Relations. Please proceed.

Eva Roberson

Thank you. Good morning, everyone, and welcome to Protective Life Corporation's 2012 first quarter earnings call. Today our call is hosted by John Johns, Protective's Chairman, President and CEO and Rich Bielen, our Vice Chairman and CFO. Here with us also in the room we Carl Thigpen, our Chief Investment Officer; Carolyn Johnson, our Chief Operations Officer; and Steve Walker, our Chief Accounting Officer.

Yesterday we released our earnings press release as well as the supplemental financial information, and both of these documents are posted on our website at www.protective.com. In addition to the information we released yesterday we are using a slide presentation with our discussion this morning and that slide deck is being webcast from our link in the Investor Relations page of our website and our file is available for download at that location.

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