This excerpt taken from the AKS DEF 14A filed Apr 17, 2008.
Proxy Solicited on behalf of the Board of Directors of the Company for the Annual Meeting May 29, 2008
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-in-fact 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 29, 2008, 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 April 1, 2008, 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 ELEVEN NOMINEES NAMED ON THE REVERSE SIDE and FOR THE RATIFICATION OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEES APPOINTMENT OF DELOITTE & TOUCHE LLP AS THE COMPANYS INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM FOR 2008 and FOR THE RE-APPROVAL OF THE PERFORMANCE GOALS FOR THE COMPANYS ANNUAL MANAGEMENT INCENTIVE PLAN.