YKK AP America Promotes Derick Clutchey to Director of Branch Sales

Clutchey will oversee YKK AP branch locations with a focus on delivering the highest levels of quality and service excellence

AUSTELL, Ga. (Jan. 29, 2021) – YKK AP America has promoted Derick Clutchey to director of branch sales. Clutchey is now responsible for expanding sales and ensuring service excellence throughout the company’s 10 branch locations across the U.S.

In his new role, Clutchey will focus on growth initiatives and customer satisfaction within YKK AP’s branch business. He will have full responsibility for overall branch sales and their oversight, as well as support strategy development and execution with emphasis on business growth.

“Derick has been a driving force within the YKK AP sales team, and a significant contributor to our company’s growth and success. He has the perfect combination of effective sales leadership and customer relationship management to take on this new role,” said Mike Turner, senior vice president of sales and marketing. “As we continue to evolve our growth strategy, Derick’s leadership will strongly contribute to our continued momentum. We look forward to his long-term success at YKK AP.”

Clutchey joined YKK AP in 2016 as the Baltimore branch manager. In 2018, his oversight was expanded to include the Boston branch. He has successfully led the northeast regional team throughout this time with effective leadership as well as a strong talent for building relationships with employees and customers. Under Clutchey’s leadership, the Baltimore branch was recognized as “Branch of the Year” for outstanding achievements in sales, profitability, operations, and customer service excellence in 2017 and 2020.

“I am honored to take on this new role,” said Clutchey. “I look forward to contributing my talents toward servicing our employees and customers in our branch locations, and ultimately furthering our success across the country.”

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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