AK Steel has announced that the American Iron and Steel Institutes (AISI) Board of Directors has elected Chief Executive Officer Roger K. Newport as the new chairman of the Institute, through May 2020.
Roger Newport is one of the global steel industrys most respected and influential leaders, and is a tireless advocate for the North American steel industry. Whether it be meeting with executive branch officials or testifying on Capitol Hill, Roger always represents the best interests of the industry and its employees, said Thomas J. Gibson, President and CEO of AISI.
I appreciate the opportunity to lead the Institute during this important period in our industrys history, said Roger Newport. I am encouraged by the progress made in the past year by our company and by our industry. I look forward to working with my AISI colleagues to help take the steel industry to new heights.
Pictured: Mr. Roger K. Newport
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