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
, 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 Resources.
"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, Labor.
Prior to joining the company, she was an attorney in the Labor and Employment department of the
law firm Taft, Stettinius and Hollister LLP.
Ms. Bisselberg holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from
) and a Juris Doctorate from Indiana University. In
, 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
) Center for Older Adults and as a member of the Friends of the Public Library of
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
; and its corporate headquarters in
, Ohio. Additional information about AK Steel is available on the company's web site at
AK Tube LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AK Steel, employs about 300 men and women in plants in
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
AK Coal Resources, Inc., another wholly-owned subsidiary of AK Steel, controls and is developing metallurgical coal reserves in
, 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.
SOURCE AK Steel