The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) Q2 2010 Earnings Call Transcript July 29, 2010 10:00 am ET Executives Patrick Stobb – Director, IR Richard Kramer – President and CEO Darren Wells – EVP and CFO Analysts Rod Lache – Deutsche Bank Itay Michaeli – Citi Himanshu Patel – J.P. Morgan John Murphy – Banc of America Ravi Shanker – Morgan Stanley PresentationOperator
Welcome to the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's second quarter financial results conference call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speakers ' remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) I will now hand the floor to Patrick Stobb, Director of Investor Relations. Thank you. Mr. Stobb, please go ahead. Patrick Stobb Good morning everyone and welcome to Goodyear's second quarter conference call. With me today are Richard Kramer, President and CEO and Darren Wells, Executive Vice President and CFO. Before we get started, there are a few items I would like to cover. To begin the web cast of this morning's discussion and supporting slides presentation can be found at our website at investor.goodyear.com. A replay of this call will be accessible later today. Replay instructions were included in our earnings release issued earlier this morning. The last item, we plan to file a 10-Q later today. If I can now direct your attention to the Safe harbor statement on slide two of the presentation. Our discussion this morning may contain forward looking statements, based on our current expectations and assumptions and are subject to risks and uncertainties that can cause actual results to differ materially. These risks and uncertainties are outlined in Goodyear’s filings with the SEC and the news release we issued this morning.