Greetings. Welcome, many thanks for joining us for Facebook’s 2018 Yearly Fulfilling of Stockholders. I’m Dave Kling, Replacement General Guidance and also Corporate Assistant of Facebook and also Chairman of this Yearly Satisfying, which I currently phone call to purchase. Allow me to go through today’s schedule. Initially, we’ll concentrate on the official service stated in the proxy declaration. After that, Mark will certainly invest a couple of mins speaking about just how Facebook has actually been doing as well as lastly, we’ll end with the Q&A session.
Prior to we start with the official company, I would love to advise you to please switch off all smartphones, as well as of the guidelines of conduct that were given to you when you got in the conference, consisting of the policy restricting images as well as a recording of any type of kind. Many thanks for your teamwork.
Allow me to begin by presenting the participants of our Board of Supervisors that are right here today; Mark Zuckerberg, facebook auto liker, Ken Chenault and also Sue Desmond-Hellmann. I would certainly likewise such as to present 2 other individuals that remain in participation; Alex Bender of Ernst & Youthful LLP, our independent authorized public accountancy company; and also Kris Veaco, that’ll work as the Examiner of Political election for this conference, as well as will certainly arrange the outcomes of the ballot. Ms. Veaco has actually formerly carried out the vow of Examiner of the Political election.
Transforming to the official service. I have a duplicate of the notification, along with the affirmation regarding the mailing, of the proxy declaration provided to all Facebook shareholders of the document since April 6, 2018. I likewise have a listing of shareholders qualified to elect at this conference, which is offered for examination by any kind of shareholder existing or by any kind of proxy holder that is standing for a shareholder, and also which listing will certainly be submitted with documents of this conference.