Richard Johnson-1

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – PriceWeber has promoted Richard Johnson to Vice President and Chief Creative Officer for the agency. Johnson assumes the position held previously by Tony Beard, who retired recently after 30 years of service.

Johnson joined PriceWeber in 1992 as an assistant art director and quickly advanced as an agency leader. In 2007, he was appointed to PriceWeber’s Board of Directors as the first new board member in fifteen years.

Johnson’s portfolio includes work for Cummins, Meritor, Louisville Ballet, Hilliard Lyons, Farm Credit Mid-America, Nature’s Bounty and The Hershey Company.

Johnson specializes in advertising, trade media marketing, travel retail, and promotional marketing.

“We have a growing team of talented professionals who are committed to creating outstanding work,” Johnson said. “I look forward to collaborating with our creative team to embrace new and emerging trends, push our work and elevate PriceWeber’s visibility as a full-service digital advertising agency.”

Johnson graduated with honors from the University of Western Kentucky. He serves on the board of the Waterfront Botanical Gardens.

PriceWeber is a full-service digital advertising agency headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky. For 50 years, PriceWeber has represented the brands that built, and are building, America. In 2015 and 2016, PriceWeber was included on Inc. magazine’s list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America and recognized as one of the of top 50 fastest-growing companies in Louisville by Business First. PriceWeber is a member of Worldwide Partners, one of the largest networks of independent advertising and marketing communications agencies in the world. Learn more at

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