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International Flavors & Fragrances' CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 8, 2012 10:00 am ET

Executives

Shelley Young – Director-Investor Relations

Douglas D. Tough – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Hernan Vaisman – Group President, Flavors

Nicolas Mirzayantz – Group President, Fragrances

Kevin Berryman – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Analysts

Mark Astrachan – Stifel, Nicolaus & Co.

Lauren Lieberman – Barclays Capital

Edward Aaron – RBC Capital Markets

Jeffrey Zekauskas – JPMorgan

John Roberts – Buckingham Research

Edward Yang – Oppenheimer & Co.

Presentation



Operator



At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the International Flavors & Fragrances’ Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. All participants will be on a listen-only mode until the formal question-and-answer portion of the call. Participants will be announced by their name and company, and in order to give all participants an opportunity to ask their questions, we request a limit of one question per person.

I would now like to introduce Shelley Young, Director of Investor Relations. You may begin.

Shelley Young



Thank you, operator. Good morning and good afternoon, everyone and welcome to IFF’s second quarter conference call. Earlier today, we issued a press release announcing our second quarter 2012 financial results. A copy of the release can be found on our website at iff.com. Please note that this call is being recorded live and will be available for replay for up to one year on our website.

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