Hillshire Brands (HSH)
Q4 2012 Earnings Call
August 09, 2012 10:00 am ET
Melissa Napier - Senior Vice President of Investor Relations
Sean M. Connolly - Chief Executive Officer, Director and Chief Executive Officer of North American Retail & Food Service Business
Maria Henry - Chief Financial Officer
Kenneth B. Zaslow - BMO Capital Markets U.S.
Andrew Lazar - Barclays Capital, Research Division
Rohan M. Patkar - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division
Alexia Howard - Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC., Research Division
Kenneth Goldman - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division
Timothy S. Ramey - D.A. Davidson & Co., Research Division
Jason English - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division
Robert Moskow - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division
Bryan D. Spillane - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division
Good morning, and welcome to Hillshire Brands' Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call for Fiscal 2012. [Operator Instructions] This call is being recorded. If you have any objections, please disconnect at this time. I would now like to introduce your first speaker, Ms. Melissa Napier, Treasurer and Senior Vice President of Investor Relations for Hillshire Brands. Thank you, Melissa, you may begin.
Thank you, and good morning to everyone. Welcome to the first earnings call for our Hillshire Brands Company. Today, I'm joined our CEO, Sean Connolly; and our CFO, Maria Henry. Sean will provide his perspectives on the quarter, progress being made on the plans that we've provided at Investor Day and some comments around fiscal '13. Maria will then discuss segment performance for both the fourth quarter and the fiscal year and provide guidance for fiscal '13.