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,” says 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,” Clutchey says. “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.”