YKK AP America Hires Brand Manager for ProTek Products
August 31, 2011

YKK AP America, Austell, Ga., has hired Kevin Haynes as brand manager for its ProTek hurricane impact and blast mitigation fenestration products. Haynes will leverage more than 25 years of industry experience to focus on product positioning and applications, as well as offer training and education in the growing relevance and important role of fenestration during hurricane and blast events.

Prior to joining the company, Haynes worked as the national architectural products sales manager for Vitro Architectural Products, where he launched a line of architectural aluminum products for the commercial construction industry. He also worked as an architectural/special project representative for Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope™. While at Oldcastle Building Envelope, he was the primary contact within the eastern region for hurricane impact-resistant, blast mitigation, sustainable and standard product applications.

"With an impressive career in the architectural aluminum industry, Kevin is a perfect fit for leading the sales and marketing efforts of our growing ProTek line," says Mike Turner, vice president of marketing at YKK AP America. "Kevin's successful track record of driving performance, productivity and profitability will be a valuable resource in terms of what architects and building owners are looking for in our commercial products. We are thrilled to welcome him to the YKK AP family."

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