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Celanese's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Celanese Corporation (CE)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 24, 2012 10:00 AM ET


Jon Puckett – VP, IR

Mark Rohr – Chairman and CEO

Doug Madden – COO

Steve Sterin – SVP and CFO


Laurence Alexander – Jefferies

Duffy Fischer – Barclays

Kevin McCarthy – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch

Nils Wallin – CLSA

David Begleiter – Deutsche Bank

John McNulty – Credit Suisse

Mike Ritzenthaler – Piper Jaffray

Bob Koort – Goldman Sachs

Edlain Rodriguez – Lazard Capital

Hassan Ahmed – Alembic Global

Sabina Chatterjee – Wells Fargo

PJ Juvekar – Citi

Gregg Goodnight – UBS



Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Celanese Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later we’ll conduct a question and answer. (Operator Instructions). As a reminder, this conference call may be recorded.

I would now like to turn the conference over to Mr. Jon Puckett, Vice President, Investor Relations.

Jon Puckett

Thank you, Saeed. Welcome everyone to the Celanese Corporation’s Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call. Please note that no portion of this presentation maybe rebroadcast or reproduced in any form without the prior written consent of Celanese.

My name is Jon Puckett. I’m Vice President of Investor Relations here at Celanese. Also on the call today are Mark Rohr, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Steven Sterin, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Doug Madden, Chief Operating Officer; and Mark Oberle, Senior Vice President and Corporate Affairs. Mark Rohr will make some brief comments on the quarter, and then we will spend the remainder of the call answering your questions.

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