Roll Call: Young & Rubicam Chicago, Nimble, DailyCandy, and More

Young & Rubicam Chicago has appointed Bill Cimino as its new chief creative officer, succeeding Bob Winter. Mr. Cimino joins Y&R Chicago from DDB Chicago, where he most recently served as the senior VP-exec creative director and global creative director on McDonald’s. He also led DDB’s Capital One business and worked on other clients such as Anheuser-Busch, Discover Card, General Mills, Frito-Lay, State Farm and Sierra Mist. (AdAge)

Nimble has announced that Brandon Vallade has joined the Nimble team as vice president of engineering. Formerly vice president of technology at Fox Digital Media, Vallade will lead the expansion of the Nimble platform and its development strategy. Vallade brings highly scalable platform development experience to his role at Nimble, including 7 years at Fox leading the Digital Media team. He managed a group of 40-plus responsible for building and maintaining the web applications, web sites and mobile applications for the Fox Network Group digital properties, including,, and others. (Release)

Alison Moore has been named executive vice president and general manager of DailyCandy. Moore joins from Home Box Office, where she was senior vice president, digital products. Effective November 1, she will report to Nick Lehman, president of digital for NBCUniversal’s Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media group, of which DailyCandy is a part. (Release)

Mona Charif has joined Dell Services as VP, marketing. In her most recent position as marketing VP at Hewlett-Packard, she led the development, planning and execution of global, market-facing programs, campaigns and messaging for HP Enterprise Services. She also managed advertising, marketing and communications, brand strategy, and integrated content for EDS before it was acquired by HP. (AdAge)

Meredith Xcelerated Marketing has appointed Kristi D. VandenBosch to the newly created position of senior VP-chief digital officer. Ms. VandenBosch will be based in MXM’s Los Angeles office and will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of MXM’s digital practice, with special emphasis on expanding its client base. She joined Publicis & Hal Riney as CEO in 2009, after leading a regional network for TBWA Worldwide, serving as North American president of digital agency Tequila, and managing director tenures at both Omnicom’s Direct Partners and Draft Worldwide. (AdAge)