Interpublic Group of Companies (IPG) Q2 2010 Earnings Call July 29, 2010 8:30 am ET Executives Frank Mergenthaler - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Michael Roth - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Executive Committee Jerome Leshne - Senior Vice President of Investor Relations Analysts Matthew Walker - Nomura Securities Co. Ltd. Peter Stabler - Crédit Suisse AG Daniel Salmon - BMO Capital Markets U.S. Alexia Quadrani - JP Morgan Chase & Co Ben Swinburne - Morgan Stanley David Bank - RBC Capital Markets Corporation James Dix - Wedbush Securities Inc. Matthew Chesler - Deutsche Bank AG PresentationOperator
Good morning, and welcome to the Interpublic Group Second Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to introduce Mr. Jerry Leshne, Senior Vice President of Investor Relations. Sir, you may begin. Jerome Leshne Good morning, and thank you for joining us. We have posted our earnings release and our slide presentation on our website, interpublic.com, and we'll refer to both in the course of this call. This morning, we are joined by Michael Roth and Frank Mergenthaler. We will begin with prepared remarks to be followed by Q&A. We plan to conclude before market open at 9:30 a.m. Eastern. During this call, we will refer to forward-looking statements about our company, which are subject to the uncertainties in the cautionary statement included in our earnings release and the slide presentation and further detailed in our 10-Q and other filings with the SEC. At this point, it is my pleasure to turn things over to Michael Roth.