Tim Thomas, president of Erie Architectural Products Group (Erie AP).

YKK AP America Inc. announced the promotion of Tim Thomas as president of Erie Architectural Products Group (Erie AP). The move means that Thomas will now oversee day-to-day operations for Erie AP.

Thomas, who previously served as senior vice president of sales operations, has more than 38 years in the glass and glazing industry. Since he arrived at Erie AP in 2009, Thomas has held roles in technical services. Prior to that, he spent more than 17 years with Exterior Wall Specialties.

“Tim’s breadth and depth of experience at Erie AP along with his extensive industry knowledge of high-performance facades and engineering make him uniquely poised to take the helm as we move forward,” said Mike Turner, head of commercial sales and operations for all YKK AP North America Group businesses including Erie AP. “As we embrace a new normal, our success will largely depend on our ability to meet our customers where they are and continue to create sustainable, long-term value. Tim brings a customer and employee-centric mindset to everything he does, and he will expand and unify the Erie AP team into the future.”

Throughout his career, Thomas has worked on multiple projects in the Detroit area and across the U.S. He is a graduate of Michigan State University, where he currently serves as a construction project management board member and executive committee member.