With over 12 years experience leading the technical delivery of major corporate events and exhibitions all over the world for clients like Cisco, Google and Ford, he brings with him a wealth of technical experience.
Johnstone’s remit will also involve managing long-term supplier relationships and leading the agency’s capabilities in health and safety.
Commenting on his new role, Johnstone said: "I’ve had the privilege of working with some exceptionally talented teams over the years, delivering creatively-led events and experiences for global brands.
"I’m excited to be joining WRG as the momentum builds at this pivotal time. I look forward to providing leadership, championing technical innovation and driving a commercially-minded culture as I work to support the Live Events team."
Tim Williams, operations director at WRG added: "I am delighted that Dave is joining the team, with his wealth of technical experience he will provide a new centre to WRG’s production offer and unquestionably assist WRG to continue to deliver technical excellence and realise our creative ambitions on behalf of our clients in a safe, efficient and cost effective way."
See more WRG:
• For more breaking news, in-depth features and case studies, sign up to C&IT Magazine's daily Newstracker here