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September 06, 2012 4:30 pm ET
Robert B. McKnight - Co-Founder, Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Richard J. Shields - Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer
Craig Stevenson - Chief Operating Officer and Global Brand President
Robert Owen Colby - President of Americas Region
Diana Katz - Lazard Capital Markets LLC, Research Division
William M. Reuter - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division
Erinn E. Murphy - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division
Mitchel J. Kummetz - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division
Jeffrey Wallin Van Sinderen - B. Riley & Co., LLC, Research Division
Christian Buss - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division
Good day, and welcome to the Quiksilver Fiscal 2012 Third Quarter Financial Results Conference call. As a reminder, today's conference is being recorded. At this time, I would like to turn the conference over to Robert Jaffe, head of Investor Relations for Quiksilver. Please go ahead, sir.
Thank you, operator. Good afternoon, everyone, and welcome to the Quiksilver Third Quarter Fiscal 2012 Earnings Conference Call. Our speakers today are Bob McKnight, our Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer; and Richard Shields, our Chief Financial Officer. Also joining us are Craig Stevenson, our Global Brand President and Chief Operating Officer of Quiksilver, Inc.; and Rob Colby, our Americas Region President.
Before we begin, I'd like to briefly review the company's Safe Harbor statement. Throughout our call today, items may be discussed that are not based on historical fact and are considered forward-looking statements within the meanings of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. In particular, statements regarding Quiksilver's business outlook and future performance constitute forward-looking statements, and results could differ materially from those stated or implied by these forward-looking statements as a result of risks, uncertainties and other factors, including those identified in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, specifically under the section titled Risk Factors in our most recent annual report on Form 10-K and our -- and in our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q.