McCormick & Co. (MKC) Q4 2010 Earnings Call January 26, 2011 8:00 am ET Executives Alan Wilson - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of Management Committee Joyce Brooks - Vice President of Investor Relations and Member of Investment Committee Gordon Stetz - Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chairman of Investment Committee and Member of Management Committee Analysts Alex Bisson - Northcoast Research Kenneth Goldman - JP Morgan Chase & Co Andrew Lazar - Barclays Capital Alexia Howard - Bernstein Research Christopher Growe - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc. Robert Dickerson Ann Gurkin - Davenport & Company, LLC Eric Katzman - Deutsche Bank AG Robert Moskow - Crédit Suisse AG Mitchell Pinheiro - Janney Montgomery Scott LLC Eric Serotta - Merrill Lynch PresentationOperator
Greetings, and welcome to McCormick's Fourth Quarter 2010 Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Joyce Brooks, Vice President Investor Relations for McCormick. Thank you Ms. Brooks, you may begin. Joyce Brooks Good morning to everyone on today's call and to those joining us by webcast. The purpose of our call is to review McCormick's fourth quarter financial results, 2010 accomplishments and 2011 outlook. In the room with me are Alan Wilson, Chairman President and CEO; and Gordon Stetz, Executive Vice President and CFO. Paul Beard who has participated in many past calls is not with us today due to his recent appointment as President Asia Pacific. I know you join me in wishing him continued success in his new role. We posted a set of slides to accompany today's call at our website ir.mccormick.com.