YKK AP America has appointed Yassir Chbouki to the position of controller. He will be responsible for ensuring the highest quality of internal efficiencies and integrity in YKK AP’s financial reporting. Chbouki will report to Toby Gould, vice president of finance.

“Yassir brings a wealth of experience in financial management within the manufacturing industry that makes him the perfect fit for this position,” said Gould. “His financial acumen combined with his experience and enthusiasm will undoubtedly provide great contributions to our team. We’re thrilled to welcome him to YKK AP.”

Chbouki comes to YKK AP with a strong financial background in the manufacturing environment. Most recently, he spent 13 years at Blue Bird Corp. in Macon, Ga., where he managed capital budgeting, cost accounting, financial reporting and forecasting. He has a masters degree in accounting and financial management.

“YKK AP is well-known for its commitment to the highest standards within manufacturing and I am proud to join a company in which I can contribute my knowledge and expertise,” said Chbouki. “I look forward to growing my career with YKK AP.”