Ford Motor's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Ford Motor (F)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 27, 2012 9:00 am ET

Executives

George Sharp - Director of Investor Relations

Alan R. Mulally - Chief Executive Officer, President, Executive Director and Member of Finance Committee

Robert L. Shanks - Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Chairman of Global Risk Management Committee

Analysts

Peter Nesvold

Itay Michaeli - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Rod Lache - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Christopher J. Ceraso - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

Patrick Archambault - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Colin Langan - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Joseph Spak - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

John Murphy - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Ford's First Quarter Earnings Conference Call hosted by George Sharp. My name is Sue, and I'm your event manager. [Operator Instructions] I would like to advise all parties this conference is being recorded for replay purposes, and now I'd like to hand over to George. Thank you.

George Sharp

Thank you, Susan, and good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to all of you who are joining us today either by phone or webcast. On behalf of the entire Ford management team, I'd like to thank you for spending time with us this morning, so we can provide you with additional details of our first quarter financial results. Presenting today are Alan Mulally, our President and CEO of Ford; and Bob Shanks, Chief Financial Officer. Also in attendance are Stuart Rowley, Corporate Controller; Neil Schloss, Corporate Treasurer; Paul Andonian, Director of Accounting; and Mike Seneski, Ford Credit CFO.

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