Anixter International (AXE) Q2 2012 Earnings Call July 24, 2012 10:30 am ET Executives Chris Kettmann - Senior Vice President Theodore A. Dosch - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance Robert J. Eck - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director, Chief Executive Officer of Anixter Inc. and President of Anixter Inc Analysts Ryan Merkel - William Blair & Company L.L.C., Research Division David J. Manthey - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division Matthew S. McCall - BB&T Capital Markets, Research Division Steven Bryant Fox - Cross Research LLC Edward W. Wheeler - The Buckingham Research Group Incorporated Anthony C. Kure - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division Shawn M. Harrison - Longbow Research LLC Jeffrey L. Beach - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division Brent D. Rakers - Wunderlich Securities Inc., Research Division PresentationOperator
Good day, and welcome to the Anixter International's Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. Today's conference is being recorded. At this time, I'd like to turn the conference over to Mr. Chris Kettmann for opening remarks and comments. Please begin when ready, Mr. Kettmann. Chris Kettmann Great, thank you. Good morning, and thank you all for joining us today to discuss Anixter's second quarter 2012 results. By now, everyone should have received a copy of the press release, which was sent out earlier this morning. If anyone still needs a copy, you can go to Anixter's website or call Chris Kettmann at (312) 553-6716, and I can resend the information. On the line today from Anixter's management team are Bob Eck, President and CEO; and Ted Dosch, Executive Vice President of Finance. After management completes their opening remarks, we will open the line for a Q&A session.