Call start: 10:00 Call End: 10:52 Celanese Corp. (CE) 1Q 2012 Earnings Call April 24, 2012 10:00 a.m. ET Executives Jon Puckett - Vice President, Investor Relations Mark Rohr – Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Steven M. Sterin – Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer Doug Madden – Chief Operating Officer Mark Oberle - Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs Analysts David Begleiter - Deutsche Bank Edlain Rodriguez - Lazard Capital Markets Mills Lawling – CLSA Bob Koort – Goldman Sachs Frank Mitsch – Wells Fargo Securities Kevin McCarthy – Bank of America Merrill Lynch Hassan Ahmed – Alembic Global P.J. Juvekar – Citi Mike Ritzenthaler – Piper Jaffray Rob Walker - Jefferies PresentationOperator
Good day, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the First Quarter 2012 Celanese Earnings Conference Call. My name is Derrick and I'll be your operator for today. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes. I would now like to turn the conference over to Mr. Jon Puckett, Vice President and Investor Relations. Please proceed. Jon Puckett Thank you, Derrick, and welcome to the Celanese Corporation First Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call. My name is Jon Puckett, Vice President Investor relations. On the call today are Mark Rohr, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Steven M. Sterin, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Also in the room today are Doug Madden, Chief Operating Officer and Mark Oberle, Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs. The Celanese Corporation First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release was distributed by business wire this morning and is posted on our website, Celanese.com. Powerpoint slides referenced during this call are also posted on our website. Both items were submitted to the FCC in a current report on FORM 8-K.