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Biogen Idec Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Biogen Idec (BIIB)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 24, 2012 8:00 am ET

Executives

Wendy Gabel

George A. Scangos - Chief Executive Officer and Director

Douglas Edward Williams - Executive Vice President of Research and Development

Tony Kingsley - Executive Vice President of Global Commercial Operations

Paul J. Clancy - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance

Alfred Sandrock - Head of Neurology Research & Development

Analysts

Brian Corey Abrahams - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division

Geoffrey C. Porges - Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC., Research Division

Matthew Roden - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Marshall Urist - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Navdeep Singh - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Rachel L. McMinn - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Mark J. Schoenebaum - ISI Group Inc., Research Division

Eric Schmidt - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division

Geoffrey C. Meacham - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Yaron Werber - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Ravi Mehrotra - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

Michael J. Yee - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

Charles Anthony Butler - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Thomas Wei - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division

M. Ian Somaiya - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good morning. My name is Sarah, and I'll be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Biogen Idec Q2 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] After the speakers' remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to turn the call over to Wendy Gabel, Vice President, Investor Relations. Ms. Gabel, you may begin your conference.

Wendy Gabel

Thank you, Sarah, and welcome to Biogen Idec's Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. Before we begin, I encourage everyone to go to the Investors section of biogenidec.com to find the press release and related financial tables, including a reconciliation of the non-GAAP financial measures that we'll discuss today.

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