Rioux Leaving IDEA

Amid controversy over the reasons for his departure, Mike Rioux, president of The Industry Data Exchange Association Inc. (IDEA), Arlington, Va., will be leaving his post at the end of November or when a successor is chosen.

Although a press release from the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED), St. Louis, said Rioux left IDEA “to pursue other career opportunities,” several of Rioux’s supporters aren’t so sure and are upset by his departure. NAED asked that any quest

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