Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) March 05, 2012 7:00 pm ET Executives Michael R. Splinter - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President Joseph J. Sweeney - Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Richard Vernon Smith - Partner PresentationMichael R. Splinter
Thank you all for joining us here today at our 2012 Annual Stockholders Meeting. I'll also like to welcome our stockholders who are listening via live audio. In a few minutes, Joe Sweeney, our Corporate Secretary, will conduct the formal part of the meeting. After the meeting, I will make a few remarks about Applied, recapping 2011 and providing some insight about our markets and outlook. Before we begin, I'd like to introduce the other members of the Board of Directors. If I could ask the board member to remain standing until they have all been introduced and request that you hold your applause until we have recognized all the members of the board. Aart de Geus; Steve Forrest; Tom Iannotti; Sue James; Andy Karsner; Gerry Parker; Dennis Powell; Willem Roelandts; Jim Rogers; Bob Swan. Thank you very much. Today, we're also fortunate to have a number of the members of senior management of Applied in attendance. Again, please hold your applause until everyone has been introduced. George Davis, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; Randhir Thakur, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Silicon Systems Group; Joseph Flanagan, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations and Supply Chain; Mary Humiston, Senior Vice President, Human Resources; Joseph Sweeney, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary; and Tom Edman, Group Vice President and General Manager of the Display Group. Thank you.