W.R. Grace's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 25, 2012 11:00 AM ET

Executives

Mark Sutherland – VP, IR

Fred Festa – Chairman and CEO

Hudson La Force – SVP and CFO

Analysts

Rob Walker – Jefferies

Mike Sison – KeyBanc

Chris Shaw – Monness Crespi

Dana Walker – Kalmar Investments

Rosemarie Morbelli – Gabelli & Company

Davin Han – PGI

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Q2 2012 WR Grace & Company Conference Call. My name is Reggie and I’ll be your operator for today. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. We will conduct a question-and-answer session toward the end of the conference. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this call is being recorded for replay purposes.

I would now like to turn the call over to Mr. Mark Sutherland, Vice President of Investor Relations. Please proceed, sir.

Mark Sutherland

Thank you, Reggie. Hello, everyone, and thank you for joining us today, July 25, 2012 for a discussion of Grace’s second quarter 2012 results released this morning.

Joining me on today’s call are Fred Festa, Grace’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Hudson La Force, our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Our earnings release and the corresponding presentation are available on our Web site. To download copies, go to grace.com and click on Investor Information. The links are available at the upper right hand corner of the page.

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