CR Bard (BCR) Q4 2011 Earnings Call January 31, 2012 5:00 pm ET Executives Timothy M. Ring - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Executive Committee John H. Weiland - President, Chief Operating Officer and Director Todd C. Schermerhorn - Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President John A. DeFord - Senior Vice President of Science Technology & Clinical Affairs Analysts Lawrence S. Keusch - Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc., Research Division Brooks E. West - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division Jonathan J. Palmer - Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Research Division David R. Lewis - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Matthew Taylor - Barclays Capital, Research Division Michael Matson - Mizuho Securities USA Inc., Research Division Michael N. Weinstein - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division Miroslava Minkova - Leerink Swann LLC, Research Division Kristen M. Stewart - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division Topher Orr - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division Joanne K. Wuensch - BMO Capital Markets U.S. Robert A. Hopkins - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division Jason Wittes - Caris & Company, Inc., Research Division Matthew O'Brien - William Blair & Company L.L.C., Research Division Anthony Petrone - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division Suraj Kalia - Rodman & Renshaw, LLC, Research Division Gregory Hertz - Citigroup Inc, Research Division Robert M. Goldman - CL King & Associates, Inc. Jayson T. Bedford - Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Research Division PresentationOperator
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the CR Bard Inc. Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded and will be available for future on-demand replay through the Bard website. Today's presentation will be hosted by Timothy M. Ring, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; along with John H. Weiland, President and Chief Operating Officer; and Todd C. Schermerhorn, Senior Vice President of Science Technology and Clinical Affairs; and Todd W. Garner, Vice President, Investor Relations.