Ken Martinek

YKK AP America Inc. (YKK AP) has appointed industry veteran Ken Martinek as an architectural sales representative for its Los Angeles sales branch. Martinek will serve Arizona and New Mexico. He is responsible for building long-term customer relationships with commercial architects and glazing contractors.

Martinek arrives at YKK AP with 24 years of industry experience. Company officials say he has been recognized for his expert leadership in guiding teams to exceed sales goals. They say he is skilled in sales, marketing, partnerships, accounting and problem-solving.

“Ken comes to YKK AP with a wealth of experience in the architecture, engineering and construction industry and a particular depth of knowledge when it comes to architectural design and development,” says Mike Turner, president of YKK AP’s commercial sales business. “We are confident Ken will serve as an innovative partner to architects and glazing contractors in Arizona and New Mexico as he works alongside them to achieve their goals.”

Martinek is a member of the Construction Specifications Institute Phoenix chapter and the Arizona Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects. He is also involved with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Arizona. In 2019, he was awarded the Chairman’s Award, an individual honor bestowed by the chair of the AIA Arizona Fellows.

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