Brown-Forman (BF.B) Q3 2012 Earnings Call March 07, 2012 10:00 am ET Executives Mark Stegeman - Vice President, Interim Director of Investor Relations and Assistant Treasurer Donald C. Berg - Chief Financial officer and Executive Vice President Paul C. Varga - Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member of Executive Committee Analysts Kaumil S. Gajrawala - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division Judy E. Hong - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division Lauren Torres - HSBC, Research Division Timothy S. Ramey - D.A. Davidson & Co., Research Division Ann H. Gurkin - Davenport & Company, LLC, Research Division Edward Mundy - Nomura Securities Co. Ltd., Research Division PresentationOperator
Good morning. My name is Kathy, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Third Quarter Fiscal 2012 Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to turn the call over to Mr. Mark Stegeman, Interim Director of Investor Relations. Sir, you may begin. Mark Stegeman Thank you, Kathy. Good morning, everyone, and thank you for joining us for Brown-Forman's Fiscal 2012 Third Quarter Earnings Call. This is Mark Stegeman, Brown-Forman's Interim Director of Investor Relations. Joining me today on the call are Paul Varga, our President and Chief Executive Officer; Don Berg, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and Jane Morreau, Senior Vice President and Director of Finance Management, Accounting and Technology. Don will begin our call this morning with some thoughts on our performance and a few other topics of interest. Paul will then provide some additional remarks, and then we will open the call up for your questions.