David Keighley appointed Executive Vice President of SGM

David Keighley and Peter Johansen

(Denmark) – Previously Executive VP of Syncrolite, Keighley brings impressive lighting industry track record to new UK-based role.  

SGM has announced the appointment of David Keighley as new Executive Vice President of SGM, effective July 1st. Keighley has an impressive track record in the lighting industry both as a Lighting Designer, Tour Manager and Production Manager and 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, Keighley has been involved with the Olympic Games (1992, 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2012) and worked with artists such as Madonna, Rolling Stones, Spice Girls, Billy Joel, Pink Floyd, Deep Purple etc.

Keighley’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.

Keighley said: “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 said: “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.’’