Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. (CCE)
Q2 2012 Earnings Conference Call
July 23, 2012 10:00 AM ET
John F. Brock - Chairman and CEO
William W. Douglas III - EVP and CFO
Hubert Patricot -EVP and President, European Group
Thor Erickson – VP, Investor Relations
Caroline Levy - CLSA
William Schmitz - Deutsche Bank
Lauren Torres - HSBC
Stephen Powers - Sanford C. Bernstein & Co
Kaumil Gajrawala - UBS Warburg
Judy Hong - Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Bryan Spillane – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
Mark Swartzberg - Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc.
John Faucher - J.P. Morgan Securities Inc
Priya Ohri-Gupta - Barclays Capital
Good day and welcome to the Coca Cola Enterprises Second Quarter 2012 Conference Call. At the request of Coca Cola Enterprises this conference is being recorded for instant replay purposes. At this time I'd like to turn the conference over to Mr. Thor Erickson, Vice President of Investor Relations. Please go ahead, sir.
Thank you and good morning, everybody. We appreciate you joining us today to discuss our second quarter 2012 results and our outlook for the remainder of 2012.
Before I begin, I’d like to remind you of our cautionary statements. This call will contain forward-looking management comments and other statements reflecting our outlook for future periods. These comments should be considered in conjunction with the cautionary language contained in this morning’s earnings release as well as the detailed cautionary statements found in our most recent annual report on Form 10-K and subsequent SEC filings. A copy of this information is available on our website at www.cokecce.com.