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Doug Hickey Appointed Commissioner General for the USA Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015

by James Ogul, IPM World’s Fair Specialist

On December 1, 2014, Secretary of State John Kerry at a State Department event introduced Doug Hickey as the new Commissioner General for the USA Pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015.

Doug Hickey, most recently President and CEO of San Francisco-based BinWise, Inc., has been appointed by Secretary of State John Kerry. The Expo will run from May 1 until October 31, 2015.

In this role, Mr. Hickey will lead the effort to build and operate the USA Pavilion at the 2015 World’s Fair in Milan, Italy. The Milan Expo has as its theme “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life,” and will explore issues surrounding the challenge of feeding more than nine billion people by 2050.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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