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MEMC Electronic Materials Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

MEMC Electronic Materials (WFR)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 08, 2012 8:00 am ET


Chris Chaney - Director of Investor Relations

Ahmad R. Chatila - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director

Brian Wuebbels - Chief Financial Officer


Stephen Chin - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Krish Sankar - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Edwin Mok - Needham & Company, LLC, Research Division

Satya Kumar - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

Brian K. Lee - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Jesse Pichel - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division

Sanjay Shrestha - Lazard Capital Markets LLC, Research Division

Vishal Shah - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Nimal Vallipuram - Gilford Securities Inc., Research Division

Mehdi Hosseini - Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP, Research Division

Vasanth N. Mohan - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division



Ladies and gentlemen, we'd like to thank you for standing by, and welcome to the MEMC Second Quarter Earnings Teleconference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, today's conference call will be recorded. I would now like to turn the call over to your host and facilitator, as well as your Director of Investor Relations, Mr. Chris Chaney. Please go ahead, sir.

Chris Chaney

Thank you, Steve. Good morning, everyone, and thank you for joining MEMC Second Quarter 2012 Results Conference Call. As Steve mentioned, I am Chris Chaney, Director of Investor Relations. And with me today are Ahmad Chatila, President and Chief Executive Officer; and Brian Wuebbels, Chief Financial Officer. After my remarks, Ahmad will provide an overview of the significant events and commentary on the company's first quarter -- sorry, second quarter performance, and Brian will then review the financial results. Brian's discussion will reference slides we have made available in the Investor Relations section of our website at

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