CR Bard (BCR) Q2 2012 Earnings Call July 25, 2012 5:00 pm ET Executives Timothy M. Ring - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Executive Committee Christopher S. Holland - Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President John H. Weiland - President, Chief Operating Officer and Director John A. DeFord - Senior Vice President of Science, Technology & Clinical Affairs Analysts Jonathan J. Palmer - Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Research Division Lawrence S. Keusch - Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Research Division Matthew Taylor - Barclays Capital, Research Division Michael N. Weinstein - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division Robert A. Hopkins - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division David R. Lewis - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Matthew J. Dodds - Citigroup Inc, Research Division Topher Orr - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division Thomas J. Gunderson - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division Kristen M. Stewart - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division Matthew O'Brien - William Blair & Company L.L.C., Research Division Michael Matson - Mizuho Securities USA Inc., Research Division Joanne K. Wuensch - BMO Capital Markets U.S. Joshua T. Jennings - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division PresentationOperator
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the C. R. Bard, Inc. Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Results Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded and will be available for future on-demand replay through Bard's website. Today's presentation will be hosted by Timothy M. Ring, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; along with John H. Weiland, President and Chief Operating Officer; Christopher S. Holland, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and John A. DeFord, Senior Vice President, Science, Technology and Clinical Affairs. Also in attendance today is Todd W. Garner, Vice President, Investor Relations.