RED Interactive Agency Promotes Derek van den Bosch to Chief Operating Officer

By Erik Oster 

Santa Monica-based agency RED Interactive Agency promoted Derek van den Bosch to the role of chief operating officer.

Derek has spent nearly three years serving as vice president, operations and delivery, during which time he helped strengthen the agency’s strategic and delivery capabilities. Before joining RED Interactive Agency, he spent nearly eight years with TBWA\Chiat\Day. He originally joined TBWA as an executive producer in September of 2002 and held the position for over six and a half years before being promoted to director, digital production in April of 2009. Prior to that, he spent time as a project manager with Razorfish and briefly served as a producer with W+K Amsterdam. 

“Derek’s contributions have helped shaped RED into what it has become today – a highly functioning powerhouse of strategy, creativity and innovation. We couldn’t be prouder to name him COO,” said RED Interactive Agency president Donny Makower.391217

Additionally, RED Interactive appointed Taro Ramberg as vice president, client services. He will be tasked with overseeing a portfolio of clients and improving client service integration at the agency. 

Ramberg joins RED Interactive Agency from Evans Hunt, where he spent over a year serving as managing director, following around a year and a half as vice president, client services at Huge. Prior to Huge he spent around eight and a half years at Critical Mass. He arrived at Critical Mass New York as vice president, managing director in late 2004, before transitioning to vice president, client services at Critical Mass Calgary in August of 2007 and overseeing the opening of Critical Mass Los Angeles while serving as vice president three years later.

“Taro brings exceptional thinking and experience to the head of client-services role,” said CEO Brian Lovell. “He’s completely aligned with our focus on building long-term relationships with clients, providing a great experience and delivering amazing work.”