The persons listed below are all incumbent members of our Board, ten of whom were elected at last year's Annual Meeting and the eleventh, Daniel Rifkin, was appointed a director on October 26, 2007, in connection with our acquisition of OmniSource Corporation.
All incumbent Board members' service and performance as directors during 2007 were found by the Committee to have been exemplary.Therefore, they have been recommended for nomination and re-election by the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee
and, as such, have been nominated by the Board of Directors.Each director, if elected, will serve until our 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, until a qualified successor director has been elected, or until he
resigns or is removed by the Board.
We will vote your shares as you specify on the enclosed proxy card, or by telephone or Internet.If you do not specify how you want your shares voted, we will vote them FOR the election of all of the nominees listed below.
If you wish your shares voted for some but not all of the nominees, or if you wish to withhold your vote from some but not all of the nominees, you may so indicate on the proxy card or by telephone or the Internet when you vote your proxy. Upon recommendation of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, the Board of Directors has nominated Keith E. Busse, Mark D. Millett, Richard P. Teets, Jr., Daniel M. Rifkin, John C. Bates, Frank D. Byrne, M.D., Paul B. Edgerley, Richard J. Freeland, Dr. Jürgen Kolb, James C. Marcuccilli and Joseph D. Ruffolo.
...Daniel M. Rifkin
...Daniel M. Rifkin
...Daniel M. Rifkin has been our Executive Vice President, President and Chief Operating Officer for Metals Recycling since October 2007.Prior to that, and since June 2007, Mr. Rifkin was President and Chief Executive Officer of OmniSource Corporation, a scrap metal recycling company, which we acquired in October 2007.Prior to June 2007, Mr. Rifkin was OmniSource's Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.Mr. Rifkin was appointed as a director is October 2007, incident to the OmniSource acquisition.
...10) Daniel M. Rifkin