CEO and DirectorMr. Roger K. Newport is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Newport is our Chief Executive Officer. He began his career with us in 1985 in the accounting department and quickly advanced through a number of increasingly responsible finance, sales and marketing roles at the corporate headquarters and at Middletown Works. He has broad and deep experience with our business, serving in a variety of officerlevel roles. These roles began with Mr. Newport being elected Controller, then progressed to Chief Accounting Officer. Later, Mr. Newport was named Vice President, Business Planning and Development, and Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. In 2014, he was named Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, and Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer in 2015. His long and varied tenure with us provides him with comprehensive knowledge of our business and the steel industry generally. In addition, Mr. Newport provides insight into the broader industry as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Iron and Steel Institute and the World Steel Association, and member of the Steel Market Development Institute CEO Group. As the only Director on the Board who is also a member of Management, he is able to provide the Board with an insiders view of all facets of our business. Mr. Newport constantly engages with employees at multiple levels, and through his communication, experience and leadership skills provides the Board with valuable input and acumen.
Age: 51 CEO Since 2016 MBANewport was named Controller and Chief Accounting Officer in July 2004 and Controller in September 2001. Prior to that, Mr. Newport served in a variety of other capacities since joining us in 1985, including Assistant Treasurer, Investor Relations, Manager?Financial Planning and Analysis, Product Manager, Senior Product Specialist and Senior Auditor. He is also a member of the Dean?s Executive Advisory Board for Xavier University?s Williams College of Business, and a member of Financial Executives International. He served as Group Chair, Special Projects for the 2014 United Way of Greater Cincinnati Campaign. Roger holds a BBA degree in Accounting from the University of Cincinnati and an MBA with honors from Xavier University.