Siemens AG (SI) Q3 2012 Earnings Call July 26, 2012 4:30 am ET Executives Mariel von Drathen Peter H. Loescher - Chairman of Managing Board, Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of Equity & Employee Stock Committee
Joe Kaeser - Chief Financial Officer, Head of Corporate Finance & Controlling, Executive Vice President, Member of The Managing Board and Member of Equity & Employee Stock Committee Analysts Andreas P. Willi - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division Ben Uglow - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Simon Smith - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division Martin Prozesky - Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC., Research Division Mark Troman - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division Peter Reilly - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division James Moore - Redburn Partners LLP, Research Division Gael de Bray - Societe Generale Cross Asset Research PresentationOperator Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Siemens' 2012 Third Quarter Conference Call. As a reminder, this conference is being recorded. Before we begin, I would like to draw your attention to the Safe Harbor statement on Page 2 of the Siemens presentation. This conference may include forward-looking statements. These statements are based on the company's current expectations and certain assumptions and are therefore subject to certain risks and uncertainties. At this time, I would like to turn the call over to your host today, Mrs. Mariel von Drathen, Head of Investor Relations. Please go ahead, madam. Mariel von Drathen Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Siemens' Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Conference Call. The Q3 documents, like the earnings release and the flashlight, have been published this morning on the Siemens IR website, and this morning's presentation is now also online. This call is being webcast via the IR website. Siemens' President and CEO, Peter Loescher; and Chief Financial Officer, Joe Kaeser, will review the Q3 results in their introductory presentation, followed by a question-and-answer session. And with that, I would like to now hand over to Peter.