CEO Bob Carrigan to Join IDG Board of Directors; Michael Friedenberg Named CEO of IDG Communications U.S.; David Hill Named President of IDG Communications

International Data Group (IDG) announced that Bob Carrigan has decided to step down from his position as CEO of IDG Communications Worldwide. Carrigan has been invited to join the IDG Board of Directors and will continue as a member of the CEO Advisory Board at IDG Ventures USA. He will work through the remainder of IDG’s current fiscal year, which ends September 30, to facilitate the smooth transfer of leadership to the new management team.

Under Carrigan’s leadership, IDG has solidified its reputation as a digital media company and the worldwide leader in the tech event and media space. Carrigan led the transition of IDG’s print brands to digital, significantly expanded IDG’s event portfolio, and launched new brands and services, including IDG TechNetwork, IDG Connect and TechHive. Today, more than half the company’s revenue comes from online and digital sources.

Source: IDG Press Release