Century Aluminum's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Century Aluminum Company (CENX)

Q1 2012 Earnings Conference Call

April 24, 2012 17:00 ET

Executives

Enrique De Anda – Corporate Financial Analyst

Michael Bless – President and Chief Executive Officer

Shelly Harrison – Vice President and Treasurer

Analysts

Brett Levy – Jefferies

David Gagliano – Barclays

Kuni Chen – CRT Capital Group

Sal Tharani – Goldman Sachs

Tim Hayes – Davenport & Company

John Tumazos – John Tumazos

Richard Garchitorena – Credit Suisse

Timna Tanners – Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Paul Massoud – Stifel Nicolaus

Paretosh Misra – Morgan Stanley

Tony Rizzuto – Dahlman Rose

Presentation

Operator

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the First Quarter 2012 Earnings call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session and instructions will be given at that time. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded.

I would now like to turn the conference over to our host, Mr. Enrique De Anda. Please go ahead.

Enrique De Anda – Corporate Financial Analyst

Thank you, (Christina). Hello everyone and welcome to the conference call. Before we begin, I would like to remind you that today's discussion will contain forward-looking statements related to future events and expectations, including our expected future financial performance, results of operations, and financial conditions. These forward-looking statements involve important known and unknown risks and uncertainties which could cause our actual results to differ materially from those expressed in our forward-looking statements. Please review the forward-looking statements disclosure in today's presentation and press release for a full discussion of these risks and uncertainties.

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