YKK AP America Expands Houston Sales Team with Addition of Julie Freund

Freund brings over a decade of experience to YKK AP’s architectural sales team

ATLANTA, GA (May 18, 2022) – Today YKK AP America Inc. (YKK AP) announced the appointment of Julie Freund as architectural sales representative. Freund will serve the state of Texas and the Southwest region, where she will cultivate long-term customer relationships with architects and glazing contractors.

Freund comes to YKK AP with more than a decade of sales and marketing experience. Her diverse skill set in multi-family, commercial and residential construction brings a breadth of expertise to her new role. Prior to her role at YKK AP, Freund worked with Metal Wood Glass Innovations (MWG) and Texas Tempered Glass.

“We’re excited to bring Freund’s front-line sales experience to the Southwest market, where we continue to grow and expand YKK AP’s presence,” said Mike Turner, senior vice president of sales and marketing. “Her expertise in the local market will bring an important perspective to our customers, and her proactive, yet collaborative approach will ensure the highest quality for each and every project.”

“I am honored to join such a skilled and experienced team at YKK AP,” said Freund. “I’ve followed their growth in the industry over the past several years and look forward to bringing my unique skill set, experience and fresh ideas to the table.”

For more information about careers at YKK AP, please visit https://careers.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 at a competitive price. Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., all building products are manufactured in our world-class production facilities located in Dublin, GA. and Macon, GA.  YKK AP America Inc. is a subsidiary of the global architectural products company YKK AP, Inc. of Japan. For more information, visit ykkap.com and follow us on Linkedin.com.

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