Focusrite Appoints Richard Johnstone as UK Sales and Marketing Manager

Focusrite has announced the appointment of Richard Johnstone as UK Sales & Marketing Manager.

Richard joins from Propellerhead where he was Partner Marketing Manager for UK, Benelux and Germany. Johnstone formerly played UK management roles at Steinberg, Line 6 and Yamaha.

Richard will manage the strong UK Sales & Marketing team, and work as part of the wider European team. He will report into the Director of Global Marketing & Sales Damian Hawley.

Richard said: “I am delighted to be joining Focusrite as UK Sales & Marketing Manager. With a fantastic product lineup and exciting plans for the future, I am looking forward to working with Damian and the team to further grow and develop the UK business.”

Damian Hawley, Director of Global Marketing & Sales, Focusrite said: “Richard’s extensive experience in channel marketing and management will further strengthen the partnership with our Authorised Reseller network and help to create additional demand for our brands and products.

“Our aim is to provide Focusrite and Novation customers with the best experience, whether in store or online, enabling them to properly evaluate our offerings and select the solution that best fits their requirements.”