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Original Source: FD (FAIR DISCLOSURE) WIRE
OPERATOR: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Advanced Marketing Services conference call to discuss the appointment of its new President and Chief Executive Officer. At this time, all participants have been placed in listen only mode and the floor will be opened for your questions following the presentation. It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Mr. Chuck Williams. Sir, the floor is yours.
CHUCK WILLIAMS, DIRECTOR, IR, ADVANCED MARKETING SERVICES: Thank you Anthony. My name is Chuck Williams, Director of Investor Relations for AMS. Joining me on the call today are Bob Bartlett, AMS's Non-Executive Chairman of the Board; Charlie Tillinghast, AMS's retiring President CEO and Co-founder; and Bruce Myers, the Company's current CFO. All three will make some comments and then we're going to take some questions.
This conference call may contain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements in this conference call are made under the Safe Harbor provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Certain important factors could cause results to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements including risk factors that are not discussed in the periodic reports that the Company files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The forward-looking statements include the following. The effective retirement of Charlie Tillinghast as President and CEO and as a director. The effect of the appointment of the new President and CEO and a new director of the Company and the future plans for AMS.
We encourage all of you to communicate with us and to share with us the subject matters you would like us to consider for inclusion in future conference calls. Please email your request directly at ChuckW at (indiscernible).com.
I will now turn the call over to Bob Bartlett, AMS's Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Board.
BOB BARTLETT, NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD, ADVANCED MARKETING SERVICES: Good afternoon and thank all of you for joining us today on today's call. The Board of Directors is pleased that Bruce Myers will become the new CEO of Advanced Marketing Services.
Bruce is a leader. He understands our core business. And he will execute our business strategies with efficiency and attention to detail and service that our customers and publishers have come to expect.
The Board of Directors also thanks Charles Tillinghast for his great service to AMS. We wish Charlie all the best in his retirement. Charlie, would you like to say a few words?
CHARLES TILLINGHAST, RETIRING …