—IDG World Expo announced the appointment of Dick Blouin as president of the company’s U.S.
operations, from president-CEO of ZiQuest Inc. In his newly created position, Blouin will be responsible for managing the company’s U.S.
business operations. IDG World Expo produces trade shows and events for the IT industry, including Macworld Conference & Expo, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, Bio•IT World Conference+Expo and Real Time CRM Solutions.