Mr. Roger K. Newport has been the Chief Executive Officer of AK Steel Holding Corporation since January 1, 2016. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Director at AK Steel Corporation. He Has been the Chairman of American Iron & Steel Institute since May 2018. He has been a Director at Alliant Energy Corporation, Interstate Power and Light Company and Wisconsin Power and Light Company since July 25, 2018. Mr. Newport served as the Chief Financial Officer of AK
AK Steel Holding Corporation is an American steel company whose predecessor, Armco, was founded in 1899 in Middletown, Ohio, United States. In 2007, the company moved its corporate headquarters from Middletown to West Chester, Ohio.
The company derives its name from the first letters of "Armco" and "Kawasaki Steel Corporation," which entered into a limited partnership with Armco in 1989. The company was formally renamed AK Steel in 1993 when it became a publicly traded company.