Mechel OAO (MTL) Q1 2012 Results Earnings Call June 20, 2012 10:00 AM ET Executives Vladislav Zlenko – Director, Investor Relations Yevgeny Mikhel – Chief Executive Officer Stanislav Ploschenko – Chief Financial Officer Oleg Korzhov – Senior Vice-President, Economics and Management Analysts Sergey Donskoy – Société Générale Anton Rumanse – Troika Andrey Lobazov – Alfa Bank Oleg Petropavlovsky – BCS Bernard Zonneveld – ING Bank Dan Yakub – Citi Vasily Kuligin – Renaissance Capital Andrey Kulakov – Uralsib Capital George Buzhenitsa – Deutsche Bank Paul Carr – Amoris Management PresentationOperator
Welcome to the Mechel Reports Q1 2012 Financial Results. My name is Emma, and I will be your coordinator for today’s conference. For the duration of the call, you will be on listen-only. And at the end of the call, you’ll have the opportunity to ask question. (Operator Instructions) I’m now handing over to Vladislav Zlenko to begin. Please go ahead, sir. Vladislav Zlenko Thank you, and good day, everyone. I would like to welcome you to Mechel’s conference call to discuss our first quarter 2012 financial results which were reported today. With us from management today are Mr. Yevgeny Mikhel, Mechel’s CEO; Mr. Stanislav Ploschenko, Mechel’s CFO; and Mr. Oleg Korzhov, Mechel’s Senior Vice-President for Economics and Management. After management has made their formal remarks, we will take your questions to the presentation team. Please note that during this call, management will make forward-looking statements, some of which may have been made in the press release. Some of the information on this conference call may contain projections or other forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance of Mechel as defined in the Safe Harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
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