Celanese Corporation ( CE) Q2 2011 Earnings Call July 21, 2011 10:00 am ET Executives Mark Oberle - SVP of Corporate Affairs Dave Weidman - Chairman and CEO Steven Sterin - SVP and CFO Jon Puckett - VP, IR Analysts Bob Koort - Goldman Sachs P.J. Juvekar - Citigroup Kevin McCarthy - Bank of America-Merrill Lynch John McNulty - Credit Suisse David Begleiter - Deutsche Bank Frank Mitsch - Wells Fargo Securities Edlain Rodriguez - Gleacher & Company Hassan Ahmed - Alembic Global Advisors Bill Young - ChemSpeak Jay Harris - Goldsmith & Harris PresentationOperator
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the second quarter 2011 Celanese Corp. earnings conference call. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes. I would now like to hand the presentation over to Mr. Mark Oberle, Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs. Mark Oberle Thank you and welcome everyone to the Celanese Corporation second quarter 2011 financial results conference call. My name is Mark Oberle, Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs. On the call today are Dave Weidman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; and Steven Sterin, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. I'd also like to introduce Jon Puckett, our new Vice President of Investor Relations. Jon joined Celanese with a distinguished track record of investor relations and finance experience, most recently with ACS through the acquisition by Xerox. Welcome, John. The Celanese Corporation's second quarter 2011 earnings release was distributed via BusinessWire this morning and is posted on our website, celanese.com. The PowerPoint slides referenced during this call are also posted on our website.