Harsco's CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Harsco Corporation ( HSC)

Q4 2011 Earnings Call

January 26, 2012 10:00 am ET

Executives

Salvatore D. Fazzolari – Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Eugene M. Truett – Vice President of Investor Relations and Credit

Stephen J. Schnoor – Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer

Analysts

Michael Worley – Janney Capital Markets

Bryce Humphrey – BB&T Capital Markets

Glenn Wortman – Sidoti & Company

R. Scott Graham – Jefferies & Co.

Timothy Hayes – Davenport & Company

Presentation

Operator

Good morning. My name is Michele, and I will be your conference facilitator. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Harsco Corporation Fourth Quarter Release Conference Call. All lines have been placed on mute to avoid any background noise. After the speakers’ remarks there will be a question-and-answer period. (Operator instructions)

Also, this telephone conference presentation and accompanying webcast made on behalf of Harsco are subject to copyright by Harsco and all rights are reserved.

Harsco will be recording this teleconference. No other recordings or distributions of this telephone conference by any other party are permitted without expressed written consent of Harsco. Your participation indicates your agreement.

I would now like to introduce Mr. Sal Fazzolari, Chairman and CEO of Harsco Corporation. Mr. Fazzolari, you may begin your call.

Salvatore D. Fazzolari

Thank you very much. Good morning, everyone. I’d like to welcome you to Harsco’s fourth quarter 2011 conference call. I’ve here with me today Gene Truett, our Vice President of Investor Relations and Steve Schnoor, our Chief Financial Officer. Before we begin this morning, I will ask Gene to read the safe harbor statement. Gene?

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