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August 02, 2012 10:00 am ET
Matthew John Shattock - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director, Member of Executive Committee and Member of Corporate Responsibility Committee
Robert F. Probst - Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Bryan D. Spillane - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division
William B. Chappell - SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Research Division
Dara W. Mohsenian - Morgan Stanley, Research Division
Judy E. Hong - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division
Timothy S. Ramey - D.A. Davidson & Co., Research Division
Vivien Azer - Citigroup Inc, Research Division
Ian Shackleton - Nomura Securities Co. Ltd., Research Division
Ann H. Gurkin - Davenport & Company, LLC, Research Division
Kenneth Perkins - Morningstar Inc., Research Division
Good morning. My name is Matthew, and I will be your conference call operator today. At this time, I'd like to welcome everyone to the Beam's Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Thank you.
Now I'd like to turn the call over to Matt Shattock, President and CEO of Beam. Sir, you may begin your conference.
Matthew John Shattock
Thank you, Matthew.
Good morning. Bob Probst and I would like to welcome you to our discussion of Beam's 2012 second quarter results. Before we begin, please note that our presentation includes forward-looking statements. These statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, including those listed in the cautionary language at the end of our news release and in our actual SEC filings, and our actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated. This presentation also includes certain non-GAAP measures that are reconciled to the most closely comparable GAAP measures on our news release or in the supplemental information linked to the Webcasts and Presentations page on our website.