This excerpt taken from the AKS DEF 14A filed Apr 22, 2005.
Proxy Solicited on behalf of the Board of Directors of the Company for the Annual Meeting May 17, 2005
The undersigned stockholder of AK Steel Holding Corporation (the Company) hereby appoints James L. Wainscott, David C. Horn and Albert E. Ferrara, Jr., and each of them, as attorneys and proxies, each with full power of substitution, to represent the undersigned at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the Company to be held on May 17, 2005, and at any adjournment thereof, with authority to vote at such meeting all shares of Common Stock of the Company owned by the undersigned on March 25, 2005, in accordance with the directions indicated herein:
THIS PROXY, WHEN PROPERLY EXECUTED, WILL BE VOTED IN THE MANNER DIRECTED HEREIN BY THE UNDERSIGNED STOCKHOLDER. UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED, THIS PROXY WILL BE VOTED FOR THE ELECTION AS A DIRECTOR OF EACH OF THE NINE NOMINEES NAMED ON THE REVERSE SIDE.; FOR APPROVAL OF AMENDMENTS TO AND RESTATEMENT OF THE STOCK INCENTIVE PLAN; AND FOR APPROVAL OF AMENDMENTS TO AND RESTATEMENT OF THE LONG-TERM PERFORMANCE PLAN.