Mike Turner

YKK AP America Inc. has appointed Mike Turner as president of its commercial business group and Josh Jensen as president of its residential business group. Turner and Jensen will report to North American Group president and CEO Oliver Stepe.

YKK’s commercial business division includes the YKK AP brand sector and its subsidiary Erie Architectural Products, led by president Tim Thomas. Company officials say the moves come as YKK sees continued growth in its commercial facade systems and residential doors and windows business. The appointments are effective April 1, 2024.

Turner is currently the senior sales and marketing vice president. He has worked for YKK AP for more than 30 years.

Josh Jensen

“The appointments of these two executives to lead our primary business groups are a testament to their deep experience and expertise and reflect our commitment to the growth of our business,” says Stepe. “I appreciate Mike’s valued leadership over the years, and I am confident he’s the right person to lead our flagship commercial group business into an exciting future.”

Jensen joined YKK in January 2023. He has more than 25 years of experience in the door and window industries. Officials say he is an accomplished strategic leader with comprehensive knowledge and experience across operations, sales, marketing, quality assurance, finance, procurement and human resources.

“Josh comes to YKK AP America at an exciting time as we ramp up operations at our new $125 million residential windows and doors manufacturing facility in Macon, Georgia,” says Stepe. “Josh’s leadership of our residential business group will be instrumental as we work to achieve YKK AP’s vision of becoming a leading global company through the evolution of architectural products.”

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