WCI names vice president-operations

June 19, 2006

WCI Steel Inc. announced today that Michael T. Adams has been named vice president-operations, effective today.

Adams has more than 22 years of steel industry experience, serving in managerial and officer-level positions and overseeing steel production and commercial operations at AK Steel Corp. Most recently, he owned MTA Business Solutions, a consulting firm in West Chester, Ohio.

Adams held numerous senior management positions at AK Steel from 1981 to 2003, including senior vice president; vice president, sales and marketing; vice president, manufacturing; and general manager, manufacturing, of both the Middletown and Ashland works.

He earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from The Ohio State University in 1981.