Colgate-Palmolive's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Colgate-Palmolive (CL)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 26, 2012 11:00 am ET

Executives

Bina H. Thompson - Vice President of Investor Relations

Ian M. Cook - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President

Analysts

William B. Chappell - SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Research Division

Wendy Nicholson - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Linda Bolton-Weiser - Caris & Company, Inc., Research Division

Christopher Ferrara - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Joseph Altobello - Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Research Division

Ali Dibadj - Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC., Research Division

Dara W. Mohsenian - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Caroline S. Levy - Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Research Division

John A. Faucher - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

William Schmitz - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Joe Lachky - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division

Alice Beebe Longley - The Buckingham Research Group Incorporated

Javier Escalante - Consumer Edge Research, LLC

Constance Marie Maneaty - BMO Capital Markets U.S.

Lauren R. Lieberman - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Mark S. Astrachan - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division

Jason Gere - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

Unknown Analyst

Presentation

Operator

Good day, everyone, and welcome to today's Colgate-Palmolive Company First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. Today's call is being recorded and is being simulcast live at www.colgate.com. [Operator Instructions] At this time, I would like to turn the call over to the Vice President of Investor Relations, Ms. Bina Thompson, for opening remarks. Please go ahead.

Bina H. Thompson

Thanks, Anne. Good morning, and welcome to our first quarter 2012 earnings release conference call. With me this morning are Ian Cook, Chairman, President and CEO; Dennis Hickey, CFO; Victoria Dolan, Corporate Controller; and Elaine Paik, Corporate Treasurer.

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