YKK AP America Adds New Director of Marketing and Product Management
Jamilla Walcott joins growing marketing team in Austell, Ga.
YKK AP America, Inc. (YKK AP) is excited to announce the hiring of Jamilla Walcott as Director, Marketing and Product Management. In her role, Walcott will oversee all marketing team members and functional areas including marketing, communications, brand and product management, and architectural services/ national accounts.
“We’re thrilled to add Jamilla to our team, and she will play a key role in our marketing and communications efforts as we continue to grow and expand across the country,” said Oliver Stepe, senior vice president, YKK AP America. “Her marketing proficiencies and building products’ expertise brings a strong dynamic to the team as we aim to build the most trusted architectural products company in the U.S.”
Walcott earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing management from Syracuse University and holds an MBA from Wichita State University. After serving honorably in the U.S. Air Force as a logistics support officer, Walcott held roles of increasing responsibility in marketing and product management. She has experience in consumer and B-to-B marketing, as well as a familiarity in building products and manufacturing.
For more information about YKK AP career opportunities, please visit ykkap.com/careers.
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