IDG World Expo today announced the appointment of Mac industry veteran Paul Kent as Vice President. In this expanded role, Kent will be responsible for the overall growth and management of Macworld Conference & Expo. Kent has spent the past eight years as the Conference Chairperson where he managed all the educational and training content of Macworld’s conference program. “Paul’s passion for Apple products, his longstanding relationship with Macworld and his proven record as an event professional make him uniquely qualified for this leadership role. We are delighted to have Paul on board,” said Dick Blouin, president, U.S., IDG World Expo in the announcement.