Ford Motor Company (F) March 09, 2012 10:30 am ET Executives George Sharp - Director of Investor Relations Robert L. Shanks - Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President and Controller Neil M. Schloss - Vice President and Treasurer Michael L. Seneski - Chief Financial Officer of Ford Motor Credit Company Analysts Brian Arthur Johnson - Barclays Capital, Research Division John Murphy - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division Patrick Archambault - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division Adam Jonas - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Itay Michaeli - Citigroup Inc, Research Division Rod Lache - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division Eric J. Selle - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division PresentationOperator
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Ford Motor Company, Ford University Earnings Conference Call. My name is Keith, and I'll be your operator for today. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, today's conference is being recorded for replay purposes. And I would now like to turn the conference over to your host for today, Mr. George Sharp, Executive Director of Investor Relations. Please go ahead, sir. George Sharp Thank you, Keith, and good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to all of you who are joining us today either by phone or webcast. On behalf of the entire Ford management team, I'd like to thank you for spending time with us this morning so we can provide you with a number of updates to Ford University. This is an important part of our process to share with investors our guidance and how we report against that guidance during the upcoming year. With me today are: Bob Shanks, presently our Corporate Controller and soon to be our CFO; Neil Schloss, Corporate Treasurer; Mike Seneski, Ford Credit CFO; John Murphy, Director of Investor Relations; and Lee Kremzier, Director of Corporate Finance.