AK Steel Names Vice President, Human Resources

Thu Mar 14, 2013 9:00am EDT

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WEST CHESTER, Ohio,  March 14, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said
today that  Stephanie S. Bisselberg  has been named Vice President, Human
Resources, effective  April 1, 2013.  She succeeds  Lawrence F. Zizzo, who is
retiring on  March 31, 2013  following a 35 year career in the steel industry,
including serving the last nine years as AK Steel's Vice President, Human

"Stephanie brings outstanding talent, background and experience to this
important senior management position," said  James L. Wainscott, Chairman,
President and CEO of AK Steel.  "She will provide excellent leadership for AK
Steel's Human Resources function going forward."

Ms. Bisselberg joined AK Steel in 2004 as Assistant Labor Counsel, and advanced
to Labor Counsel in 2005.  In 2010, she was named Assistant General Counsel,

Prior to joining the company, she was an attorney in the Labor and Employment
department of the  Cincinnati  law firm Taft, Stettinius and Hollister LLP.   

Ms. Bisselberg holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from  Miami
University  (Ohio) and a Juris Doctorate from Indiana University.  In  April
2013, she will complete the Master of Business Administration program at Xavier
University.  She is also a member of the Cincinnati Bar Association.

She has served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the  Hyde Park  (Ohio)
Center for Older Adults and as a member of the Friends of the Public Library of 
Cincinnati  and  Hamilton County.

AK Steel
AK Steel produces flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steels, primarily
for automotive, infrastructure and manufacturing, construction and electrical
power generation and distribution markets.  The company employs about 6,100 men
and women in  Middletown,  Mansfield,  Coshocton  and  Zanesville, Ohio; 
Butler, Pennsylvania;  Ashland, Kentucky;  Rockport, Indiana; and its corporate
headquarters in  West Chester, Ohio.  Additional information about AK Steel is
available on the company's web site at  www.aksteel.com.  

AK Tube LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AK Steel, employs about 300 men and
women in plants in  Walbridge, Ohio  and Columbus, Indiana.  AK Tube produces
carbon and stainless electric resistance welded (ERW) tubular steel products for
truck, automotive and other markets.  Additional information about AK Tube LLC
is available on its web site at  www.aktube.com.   

AK Coal Resources, Inc., another wholly-owned subsidiary of AK Steel, controls
and is developing metallurgical coal reserves in  Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
 AK Steel also owns 49.9% of Magnetation LLC, a joint venture headquartered in 
Grand Rapids, Minnesota, which produces iron ore concentrate from previously
mined ore reserves.   


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+1-513-425-2749; Investors - Albert E. Ferrara, Jr., Senior Vice President,
Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations, +1-513-425-2888

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