YKK AP America Inc. announced the appointment of Will Ngo as organizational development and engagement leader. Ngo will join the organizational excellence team, where he will provide simple, effective and scalable solutions that will drive employee engagement through best-in-class talent practices.

Ngo comes to YKK AP America with more than 13 years of experience in recruiting, training and development, and performance management, as well as market research and customer relations. He brings a strong track record of success in shaping teams and building systems to reach their full potential in sales and efficiency, while managing strategic relationships across business units. Most recently, he worked in the human resources department of Panasonic Automotive.

“We are thrilled for Will to join our team and for the enhanced focus he will bring to managing and enhancing our employee experience,” said Patrys Wiid, vice president of organizational excellence. “His passion for serving others and sharp focus on driving change through innovation will ensure YKK AP has the right systems in place to attract, recruit and continue to retain the best talent in the industry.”

“I'm excited for this opportunity with YKK AP to not only contribute my experience but to represent and champion its rich history and culture,” said Ngo. “I am passionate about serving others and finding ways to bring innovation to a company’s workforce, and I look forward to doing so at YKK AP.”