NEW YORK AK
Steel Corp. executive vice president and operating officer John
F. Kaloski will retire effective Jan. 31, the steelmaker
announced Dec. 19.
Kaloski, a 40-year
veteran of the steel industry, joined West Chester, Ohio-based
AK Steel in 2002. He has held senior positions at the former
National Steel Corp. and Pittsburgh-based U.S. Steel Corp. His
responsibilities have included AK Steels engineering,
manufacturing planning, information technology and quality
assurance operations, as well as its interests in iron ore and
metallurgical coal operations, the company said.
Kirk W. Reich, vice
president of procurement and supply chain management, will
assume Kaloskis manufacturing planning, information
technology and metallurgical coal responsibilities.
Keith J. Howell, vice
president of operations, will assume responsibility for quality
assurance and occupation safety and health operations.
Maurice A. Reed, vice
president of engineering, raw materials and energy, will assume
responsibility for AK Steels interest in iron ore
operation Magnetation LLC.