Aon (AON) Q2 2012 Earnings Call July 27, 2012 8:30 am ET Executives Gregory C. Case - Chief Executive Officer, President, Executive Director and Member of Executive Committee Christa Davies - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Analysts Dan Farrell - Sterne Agee & Leach Inc., Research Division Keith F. Walsh - Citigroup Inc, Research Division Adam Klauber - William Blair & Company L.L.C., Research Division Meyer Shields - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division Michael Nannizzi - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division Gregory Locraft - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Brian Meredith - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division Jay Gelb - Barclays Capital, Research Division Matthew G. Heimermann - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division Yaron Kinar - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division Alex lopez - Portales Partners, LLC PresentationOperator
Good morning, and thank you for holding. Welcome to Aon plc's Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] I would also like to remind all parties that this call is being recorded, and that it is important to note that some of the comments in today's call may constitute certain statements that are forward-looking in nature as defined by the Private Securities Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from historical results or those anticipated. Information concerning risk factors that could cause such differences are described in the press release covering our second quarter results, as well as having been posted on our website. Now it is my pleasure to turn the call over to Mr. Greg Case, President and CEO of Aon plc. Thank you, sir. You may begin.