Derrick Ross

Derrick Ross

Derrick Ross

Derrick has been involved in many different sectors of the music industry. First as a musician in the internationally acclaimed band The Spoons, before moving to the record industry side in 1984 when he took on the role of General Manager of Enigma Records Canada. In 1989, Derrick struck out on his own, starting DMD Entertainment, an independent radio promotion and marketing company that is reputed as one of Canada's strongest in its field. At the same time, he also started his own label, FRE Records, signing bands such as April Wine, The Skydiggers and Jim Witter. In 2002, Derrick was appointed Vice President of National Promotions and Media Relations at EMI Music Canada. He moved to SLFA in 2007 as Vice President of Contemporary Music where he developed successful new strategies in sales, marketing and corporate partnerships for the agency which specializes in music, film and television talent.