SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Customer experience Santa Monica-based agency RED Interactive Agency is proud to announce the promotion of Derek van den Bosch to Chief Operating Officer, and the hiring of Taro Ramberg as VP, Client Services, both effective immediately.
Van den Bosch previously held the title of VP, Operations and Delivery at RED for over 2 years. During this time he helped drive organizational process across the agency, and helped strengthen strategic and delivery capabilities.
Van den Bosch spent the majority of his advertising career at TBWA\Chiat\Day as an Executive Producer for 6 years, where he was promoted to Director, Digital Production. While at TBWA\Chiat\Day, van den Bosch worked with such brands as Nissan, Infiniti, Pepsi, Gatorade and Visa among others. Prior to joining RED, van den Bosch was Vice President, Delivery at BLITZ, working with such brands as FX Networks, Microsoft, Adobe, and Naked Juice.
"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 Donny Makower, President of RED Interactive Agency.
Taro Ramberg comes to RED Interactive Agency after leaving his position as Managing Director of US at Evans Hunt. Prior, he held various VP positions during his 10+ years at Critical Mass, followed by providing executive leadership to Huge's Los Angeles office as VP, Client Services. Ramberg's client base includes a focus in automotive, working on such brands as Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Infiniti, and Lexus.
Ramberg comes to RED with over 19 years of experience dedicated to digital thought leadership, running agency service organizations and driving client engagement with the world's leading companies.
"Taro brings exceptional thinking and experience to the head of client-services role. He's completely aligned with our focus on building long-term relationships with clients, providing a great experience and delivering amazing work," said Brian Lovell, CEO of RED Interactive Agency.
Ramberg's day-to-day responsibilities will include overseeing a portfolio of clients, improving the way client services is integrated into RED's methodology, mentoring the growing account team and becoming a true client partner that goes beyond the boardroom.
About RED Interactive Agency RED Interactive Agency is a customer experience agency. RED partners with brands to create meaningful and connected customer experiences. We work with the world's most influential brands to help them successfully navigate an increasingly complex digital world. We are comprised of experienced strategists, creatives, technologists, designers, marketers, storytellers, and inventors. Together we form a passionate collective with a comprehensive suite of capabilities dedicated to creating meaningful and connected customer experiences across web, mobile, digital-to-physical, the internet of things (IOT), digital advertising and social. We call this the connected ecosystem and it's the foundation from which brands are evolving and growing their businesses to build long-lasting relationships with their customers.