Darin Fowler has been appointed General Manager of North American operations for architectural lighting manufacturer Kreon. Fowler, who is based in New York City, will oversee sales, customer service, and marketing in the U.S. and Canada for the Belgium-based company. Fowler, who trained as a lighting designer, received his degree from Texas Christian University where he was taught by Fred Oberkircher, a past IES president. Fowler has worked for noted architectural lighting firms Schwinghammer Lighting, Johnson Light Studio, and Focus Lighting, and entertainment lighting manufacturer High End Systems.