YKK AP America Hires Residential General Manager

Proven sales executive Rick Cawston joins YKK AP to strengthen sales and customer service

AUSTELL, Ga. (Aug. 11, 2020) – YKK AP America has hired Rick Cawston as general manager of residential sales. In this position, Cawston will strengthen relationships with window and door dealers by supporting both the sales and customer service teams.

Cawston comes to YKK AP with more than 25 years of proven sales experience with a significant focus on building products. Supported by his strong background in working with contractors and distributors, he will be responsible for developing and enhancing relationships to expand YKK AP’s presence within the residential product lines. Cawston’s strong technical expertise along with his organizational leadership experience will serve as an asset to customers and colleagues alike.

“We are excited to welcome Rick to our residential sales team. His strong track record as a proven sales executive will serve as a great asset to our team,” said Mike Turner, senior vice president of sales and marketing, YKK AP America. “As YKK AP America continues to invest in our products, processes and people to support our residential business, we are confident that Rick’s depth of knowledge, experience and professionalism will enhance our customers’ experience.”

To learn more about YKK AP America’s residential doors and windows, go to www.ykkap.com.

YKK AP America Inc. is a technology-oriented manufacturer of commercial façade systems and residential doors and windows. With every finished good, we push the boundaries in next generation manufacturing and create value for architectural applications. Driven by a desire to provide exceptional service in our markets, YKK AP America builds upon our foundation of advanced engineering, vertically integrated manufacturing, and customer focus to deliver the highest level of quality and a positive customer experience. YKK AP America’s subsidiary brand, Erie Architectural Products partners with glazing contractors to design, test and engineer solutions for large-scale projects using its ENVIRO|FACADES curtain wall systems. YKK AP America is headquartered in Austell, Ga., with subsidiary Erie Architectural Products located in Lakeshore, Ont. All building products are manufactured in our world-class production facilities located in Dublin, Ga., Macon, Ga. and Lakeshore, Ont. For more information, visit ykkap.com and follow us on Linkedin.com.

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