Coca-Cola Enterprises' CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. (CCE)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 26, 2012 10:00 a.m. ET

Executives

Thor Erickson – Vice President of Investor Relations

John F. Brock – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

William W. Douglas III – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Hubert Patricot – Executive Vice President and President, European Group

Analysts

Judy Hong – Goldman Sachs

Steve Powers – Sanford C. Bernstein & Co.

Kaumil Gajrawala – UBS

Bill Schmitz – Deutsche Bank

Ian Shackelton – Nomura

Bonnie Herzog – Wells Fargo

Mark Swartzberg – Stifel Nicolaus

Bryan Spillane – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch

John Faucher – JPMorgan

Presentation

Operator

Good day, and welcome to the Coca-Cola Enterprises First Quarter 2012 Conference Call. At the request of Coca-Cola Enterprises, this conference is being recorded for instant replay purposes.

At this time, I’d like to turn the conference over to Mr. Thor Erickson, Vice President of Investor Relations. Please go ahead, sir.

Thor Erickson

Thank you, and good morning, everybody. We appreciate you joining us this morning to discuss our first quarter 2012 results and our outlook for the remainder of 2012.

Before we begin, I’d like to remind you of our cautionary statements. This call will contain forward-looking management comments and other statements reflecting our outlook for future periods. These comments should be considered in conjunction with the cautionary language contained in this morning’s earnings release as well as the detailed cautionary statements found in our most recent annual report on Form 10-K and subsequent SEC filings. A copy of this information is available on our website at www.cokecce.com.

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