Framingham, Mass.â€”Dan Hirsh has taken charge as the new publisher of IDG Communicationsâ€™ Network World
. Hirsh was previously publisher of Reed Business Informationâ€™s Design News
. John Gallant, previously president of Network World
, was named CEO of the publication in October. Together, Gallant and Hirsh succeed to duties formerly held by Evilee Ebb, who had been CEO-publisher of the publication since 1999. Ebb left IDG in October and plans to join 1105 Media later this month.