The Hershey (HSY) Q2 2012 Earnings Call July 26, 2012 8:00 am ET Executives Mark K. Pogharian - Director of Investor Relations John P. Bilbrey - Chief Executive Officer, President, Chief Operating Officer and Director Humberto P. Alfonso - Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice President Analysts Kenneth Goldman - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division Andrew Lazar - Barclays Capital, Research Division Christopher Growe - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division Robert Moskow - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division Jason English - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division Jonathan P. Feeney - Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Research Division Bryan D. Spillane - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division David Driscoll - Citigroup Inc, Research Division David Palmer - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division Thilo Wrede - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division Kenneth B. Zaslow - BMO Capital Markets U.S. Alexia Howard - Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC., Research Division Eric R. Katzman - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division Robert Dickerson - Consumer Edge Research, LLC PresentationOperator
Good morning. My name is Tabitha, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to The Hershey Company Second Quarter 2012 Results Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Thank you. Mr. Pogharian, you may begin your conference. Mark K. Pogharian Thank you, Tabitha. Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to The Hershey Company Second Quarter 2012 Conference Call. J.P. Bilbrey, President and CEO; Bert Alfonso, Senior Vice President and CFO; and I will represent Hershey on this morning's call. We also welcome those of you listening via the webcast.