Bill Hickman

YKK AP America Inc. has appointed two new architectural sales representatives, expanding its Southwest region. Bill Hickman and Kim Kloss will now support the company’s customers in the region and strengthen YKK AP’s local service to the market, according to the company. Both will be based out of the Dallas branch.

Hickman has a background in sales and operations. He has a wide range of expertise in estimating, product knowledge and business development.

Kloss joins the company with experience in the contract glazing industry and the ability to build lasting business relationships, resulting in a stronger, more engaged customer base, according to the company.

Kim Kloss

Along with the expansion of its sales team, YKK AP has also focused the Southwest sales territory to allow its architectural sales representatives to more efficiently serve customers. Kloss will service Dallas/Ft. Worth and surrounding areas and Hickman will focus on the greater Oklahoma City, Okla., Texarkana, Texas, and Arkansas territories.

“We are excited about the expansion of our sales team and the enhanced focus of the Southwest territory to best serve our growing customer base,” says Joey Bernard, general manager for the YKK AP Western Region. “Both Bill and Kim bring years of industry experience and regional knowledge. We’re extremely confident in their abilities and look forward to building and enhancing our business relationships in and around Oklahoma City and Dallas/Fort Worth through their efforts.”

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