Century Aluminum's CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Century Aluminum Company ( CENX)

Q4 2011 Earnings Call

February 23, 2012 5:00 pm ET

Executives

Shelly Harrison – Vice President and Treasurer

Michael A. Bless – President and Chief Executive Officer

Analysts

Kuni Chen – CRT Capital Group

Brett Levy – Jefferies & Company

Sandeep SM – Goldman Sachs

Timna Tanners – Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Tim Hayes – Davenport & Company

Bridget Freas – Morningstar

Frank Duplak – Prudential

Paul Massoud – Stifel Nicolaus

Presentation

Operator

Ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon. Thank you for standing by, and welcome to the Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings Call. At this time, all lines are in a listen-only mode. Later, there will be an opportunity for your questions and instructions will be given at that time. (Operator Instructions) And as a reminder, this conference is being recorded.

I would now like to turn the conference over to our host, Ms. Shelly Harrison. Please go ahead.

Shelly Harrison

Thank you, Tom. Good afternoon, everyone and welcome to the conference call. Before we begin, I would like to remind you that today’s discussion will contain forward-looking statements related to future events and expectations, including our expected future financial performance, results of operations and financial condition.

These forward-looking statements involve important known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which could cause our actual results to differ materially from those expressed in our forward-looking statements. Please review the forward-looking statements disclosure in today’s slides and press release for a full discussion of these risks and uncertainties.

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