SGM has appointed David Keighley its new executive vice president, with the role being effective as of July 1.
David Keighley is not new to the lighting industry, having worked as a lighting designer, tour manager and production manager. He has also enjoyed roles such as executive vice president and chief of operations of Syncrolite, managing director and CEO of PRG Europe and managing director of light and sound design.
In his capacity as a lighting company director/owner, designer, tour manager and production manager, David has been involved with the Olympic Games (1992, 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2012) and has worked with artists such as Madonna, Rolling Stones, Spice Girls, Billy Joel, Pink Floyd, Deep Purple and more.
David’s primary area of responsibility will be to work with and support designers and architects to ensure the right equipment for the job. He will be based in the UK, but will be travelling to oversee global activities for SGM.
Discussing his appointment, David notes: “I am excited to be joining SGM. I look forward to introducing old friends and new to SGM’s innovative range of LED lighting fixtures.”
Peter Johansen, SGM US CEO adds: “Dave and I go way back and I look forward to working closely with him. I know he will be a great ambassador for the SGM brand.”