Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) Q1 2012 Earnings Call April 25, 2012 11:00 am ET Executives Carolyn Ross - Vice President of Investor Relations Larry D. Young - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director, Member of Special Award Committee and Member of Capital Transaction Committee Martin M. Ellen - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Analysts Stephen Powers - Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC., Research Division John A. Faucher - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division Brett Cooper - Consumer Edge Research, LLC Judy E. Hong - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division William Schmitz - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division Mark Swartzberg - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division Bryan D. Spillane - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division Brendan Metrano - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division Dara W. Mohsenian - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Damian Witkowski - Gabelli & Company, Inc. Caroline S. Levy - Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Research Division PresentationOperator
Good morning, and welcome to Dr Pepper Snapple Group's First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Today's call is being recorded and includes a slide presentation which can be accessed at www.drpeppersnapple.com. The call and slides will also be available for replay and download after the call has ended. [Operator Instructions] It is now my pleasure to introduce Carolyn Ross, Vice President, Investor Relation. Carolyn, you may begin. Carolyn Ross Thank you, Jackie, and good morning, everyone. Before we begin, I would like to direct your attention to the Safe Harbor statement and remind you that this conference call contains forward-looking statements, including statements concerning our future financial and operational performance. These forward-looking statements should also be considered in connection with cautionary statements and disclaimers contained in the Safe Harbor statement in this morning's earnings press release and our SEC filings. Our actual performance could differ materially from these statements, and we undertake no duty to update these forward-looking statements.