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August 7, 2012 5:00 pm ET
Candace C. Formacek – Vice President, Treasurer
George C. Freeman III – Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
David C. Moore – Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
Ann Gurkin – Davenport & Company
Good afternoon. My name is Matthew, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Universal Corporation First Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Results Conference Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speakers' remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) Thank you.
I would now like to turn the call over to your host Ms. Candace Formacek, Ms. Formacek, you may begin?
Candace C. Formacek
Thank you, Matthew. Thank you for joining us. George Freeman, our Chairman, President and CEO; and David Moore, our Chief Financial Officer are here with me today. They will join me in answering questions after these brief remarks.
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