AK Steel Announces New Responsibilities for Several Executive Officers; Roger K. Newport New CFO
AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) today announced that four of its officers have new executive-level responsibilities, effective immediately. The changes in responsibilities were made as part of the company's long-term strategic and succession plans. Executive officers appointed to positions with new responsibilities are:
Albert E. Ferrara, Jr., 63, has been named Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations. Mr. Ferrara was previously the company's Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer.
Roger K. Newport, 47, has been named Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Newport was previously Vice President, Business Planning and Development. Keith J. Howell, 46, has been named Vice President, Operations. Mr. Howell was previously Vice President, Carbon Steel Operations.
Kirk W. Reich, 44, has been named Vice President, Procurement and Supply Chain Management. Mr. Reich was previously Vice President, Specialty Steel Operations.
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