YKK AP America recognized its top performers from 2013 during its annual meeting on May 6th at the Evergreen Resort in Stone Mountain, Ga. Honorees included branch manager Kim Law, who received the coveted Branch of the Year Award; sales representative Anthony Intintoli, who was awarded the President’s Award; and retiring Cincinnati and Chicago branch manager Phil Blizzard, who was honored for his 18 years of service with the Journey of Excellence Award.
The Branch of the Year Award, which recognizes outstanding achievements in sales and profitability, is one of the top honors given each year. Law, who manages the Greensboro, N.C., team, accepted the award on behalf of the branch. “The key to YKK AP’s success is investing in regional branches, like Greensboro, which support our unique local markets,” said Oliver Stepe, senior vice president, YKK AP America.
Intintoli, the sales representative for the New York metropolitan territory received the highly competitive President’s Award for outstanding sales achievement. The company also honored long-time employee Blizzard with the Journey of Excellence Award for his 18 years of service to YKK AP. Blizzard, who is retiring this summer, will be remembered for his leadership and achievements to the company. “Anthony and Phil both have a strong passion and relentless pursuit for success,” said Stepe. “Phil will leave a lasting legacy on our company, as well as the industry we serve. His continuous journey for success will be used as a platform for company growth for years to come.”