The AES (AES) Q1 2012 Earnings Call May 04, 2012 10:00 am ET Executives Ahmed Pasha - Vice President of Investor Relations Andres Ricardo Gluski - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director and Member of Finance & Investment Committee Victoria D. Harker - Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and President of Global Business Services Andrew Martin Vesey - Chief Operating Officer of Utilities and Executive Vice President Edward C. Hall - Chief Operating Officer of Generation and Executive Vice President Analysts Julien Dumoulin-Smith - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division Gregg Orrill - Barclays Capital, Research Division Ali Agha - SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Research Division Charles J. Fishman - Morningstar Inc., Research Division Brian Chin - Citigroup Inc, Research Division Unknown Analyst PresentationOperator
Good morning, and thank you for standing by. [Operator Instructions] Today's conference is being recorded. If you have any objections, you may disconnect at this time. I would now like to turn the call over to your host, Ahmed Pasha, Head of Investor Relations. Ahmed Pasha Thank you, Effie. Good morning, and welcome to the first quarter 2012 earnings call of The AES Corporation. Our earnings release presentation and related financial information are available on our website at aes.com. Today, we will be making forward-looking statements during the call. They are many factors that may cause future results to differ materially from these statements. Please refer to our SEC filings for a discussion of these factors. Joining me today this morning are Andres Gluski, our President and Chief Executive Officer; Victoria Harker, our Chief Financial Officer; and other senior members of our management team.