The Hershey (HSY) Q1 2012 Earnings Call April 24, 2012 8:30 am ET Executives Mark K. Pogharian - Director of Investor Relations John P. Bilbrey - Chief Executive Officer, President, Chief Operating Officer and Director Humberto P. Alfonso - Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice President Analysts Mineo Sakan - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division Jason English - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division Kenneth Goldman - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division Robert Moskow - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division Andrew Lazar - Barclays Capital, Research Division David Driscoll - Citigroup Inc, Research Division Bryan D. Spillane - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division Christopher Growe - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division Unknown Analyst Vincent Andrews - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Gretchen Guo Thilo Wrede - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division John Baumgartner Eric R. Katzman - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division Jonathan P. Feeney - Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Research Division PresentationOperator
Good morning. My name is Theresa, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Hershey Company First Quarter 2012 Results Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to turn the call over to Mr. Mark Pogharian to begin. Please go ahead, sir. Mark K. Pogharian Thank you, Theresa. Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to the Hershey Company's First Quarter 2012 Conference Call. J.P. Bilbrey, President and CEO; Bert Alfonso, Executive Vice President and CFO and Chief Administrative Officer; and I will represent Hershey on this morning's call. We welcome those of you listening via the webcast.