Alex Gregory Elected Chairman
of YKK Corporation of America
May 11, 2011
Marietta, Ga.-based YKK Corp. of America's president and chief executive officer (CEO), Alex Gregory, has been elected chairman of the company's board of directors. YKK Corp. of America is a subsidiary of YKK Corp., and includes YKK Architectural Products. As chairman, Gregory succeeds YKK Corp.'s president and CEO, Tadahiro "Tad" Yoshida, who will continue to serve as a director on YCA's board.
"I am honored to have been given these new responsibilities," Gregory says. "I pledged to Mr. Yoshida and to our board of directors my best efforts in ensuring our next 50 years will be as productive and rewarding as the past 50 years have been. I am indebted to more than 2,500 YKK and YKK AP colleagues in this hemisphere for the work they do on behalf of our thousands of customers in dozens of industries.