Mark Nelson has been appointed national sales manager for Martin Professional Inc.'s fast-growing architectural division, Martin Architectural. Nelson has extensive experience in the lighting industry and joins Martin from Metalumen Manufacturing, a manufacturer of specification-grade fluorescent fixtures, where he was central regional sales manager.

Prior to Metalumen, Nelson was employed with Hubbell Lighting as its national cccount manager, working with major end user accounts. He also has experience from a position as national sales manager at Paramount Industries, a manufacturer of high-performance lighting equipment for specialized environments.

" I have been involved in the lighting industry for over 20 years in either a regional or national position," Nelson states. "I am excited for my opportunity with a quality company like Martin Architectural. In my position as national sales manager for the architectural products, I am surrounded by quality people, and with their support I look forward to helping create the most recognized controlled lighting products manufacturer in the industry."