International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF)
Q2 2012 Earnings Call
August 8, 2012 10:00 am ET
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
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.
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.
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.