YKK AP recognizes sales achievements

Kirk Grizzell, right, and Max Mizota president of YKK AP America.

Kirk Grizzell, architectural sales representative, YKK AP, Austell, Ga., received the annual President’s Award from the product manufacturer this year for outstanding sales and customer service achievement, according to a Feb. 5 company release. The company also presented its Branch of the Year Award to Dallas branch manager Marvin Parker. 

Grizzell was commended for outstanding sales achievement and exemplary conduct and professionalism. His territory includes Tennessee and parts of Kentucky and Arkansas.  Grizzell said the key to his approach is to always follow up with clients, resolve issues quickly, and make sure they are satisfied. Dallas was chosen as the Branch of the Year for sales, profitability and operational excellence in the region, which includes parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and the Kansas City area.  The branch significantly increased its market share in the region in 2008, according to the release.

The awards were presented at YKK AP’s annual sales meeting, which was held Jan. 26-28 in Atlanta.