FMC (FMC) Q4 2011 Earnings Call February 09, 2012 11:00 am ET Executives Brennen Arndt - Director of Investor Relations Pierre R. Brondeau - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of Executive Committee Mark A. Douglas - President of Industrial Chemicals Group W. Kim Foster - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Milton Steele - President of the Agricultural Products Group D. Michael Wilson - President of Specialty Chemicals Group Analysts Robert Walker - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division Sabina Chatterjee - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division Michael J. Sison - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division Peter Butler Kevin W. McCarthy - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division Eugene Fedotoff - Longbow Research LLC William Young Michael J. Harrison - First Analysis Securities Corporation, Research Division John P. McNulty - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division Robert Reitzes PresentationOperator
Good Morning and welcome to the Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings Release Conference Call for FMC Corporation. [Operator Instructions] I would now turn the conference over to Mr. Brennen Arndt. Mr. Arndt, you may begin. Brennen Arndt Thank you, and welcome everybody to FMC's Fourth Quarter 2011 Conference Call and Webcast. Pierre Brondeau, President, Chief Executive and Chairman, will begin our call with a review of fourth quarter performance. Following, Pierre Mark Douglas, President Industrial Chemicals, will provide us an in depth review of the performance and prospects for our soda ash and peroxygens businesses. Pierre will then give us a progress report on the significant progress we made in 2011 implementing our Vision 2015 strategic plan. Following Pierre, Kim Foster, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will report on our financial position. Pierre will then finish our remarks by providing our outlook for the first quarter and full year 2012. And we'll complete the call by taking your questions.