FRESENIUS MED ADS (FMS) Q1 2010 Earnings Call May 4, 2010 9:30 am ET Executives Oliver Maier - SVP of IR Ben Lipps - Chairman & CEO Mike Brosnan - CFO Analysts Lisa Clive - Sanford Bernstein Kevin Ellich - RBC Capital Markets Ilan Chaitowitz - Redburn Partners Martin Wales - UBS Julie Simmonds - Piper Jaffray Tom Jones - Berenberg Bank Andreas Dirnagl - Stephens Kevin Ellich - RBC Capital Markets PresentationOperator
Good day and welcome to the Fresenius Medical Care earnings release of first quarter 2010 results conference call. At this time, I’d like to hand the conference over Mr. Oliver Maier. Please go ahead, sir. Oliver Maier Thank you so much Marian. Good afternoon and good morning, everybody. I would like to welcome you to our first quarter results conference call. I’m joined today by Ben Lipps, our Chairman and CEO and Ben will address our strategic priorities and give you a general business update. Our Chief Financial Officer, Mike Brosnan will then discusses our first quarter results in greater detail and addresses our growth outlook for the full-year. We will use slides for the presentation today, which has been posted on our website and link that will sent to you separately by e-mail. I would like to remind to you that our comments today will be gathering to our Safe Harbor statement, which means to the course of our presentation today, we make certain forward-looking statements and actual results could vary materially. We will use non-GAAP financial measures to help you understand our underlying business performance although the measures reconciliations are provided in our investor news.