Beam (BEAM) Q2 2012 Earnings Call August 02, 2012 10:00 am ET Executives Matthew John Shattock - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director, Member of Executive Committee and Member of Corporate Responsibility Committee Robert F. Probst - Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President Analysts Bryan D. Spillane - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division William B. Chappell - SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Research Division Dara W. Mohsenian - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Judy E. Hong - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division Timothy S. Ramey - D.A. Davidson & Co., Research Division Vivien Azer - Citigroup Inc, Research Division Ian Shackleton - Nomura Securities Co. Ltd., Research Division Ann H. Gurkin - Davenport & Company, LLC, Research Division Kenneth Perkins - Morningstar Inc., Research Division PresentationOperator
Good morning. My name is Matthew, and I will be your conference call operator today. At this time, I'd like to welcome everyone to the Beam's Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Thank you. Now I'd like to turn the call over to Matt Shattock, President and CEO of Beam. Sir, you may begin your conference. Matthew John Shattock Thank you, Matthew. Good morning. Bob Probst and I would like to welcome you to our discussion of Beam's 2012 second quarter results. Before we begin, please note that our presentation includes forward-looking statements. These statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, including those listed in the cautionary language at the end of our news release and in our actual SEC filings, and our actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated. This presentation also includes certain non-GAAP measures that are reconciled to the most closely comparable GAAP measures on our news release or in the supplemental information linked to the Webcasts and Presentations page on our website.