Rafael Sidi Joins ProQuest: Information industry veteran Rafael Sidi has joined Ann Arbor-based ProQuest as General Manager, ProQuest Information Solutions. In his new role, he will lead strategic development of the company’s content-rich solutions for academic markets globally. Sidi comes to ProQuest after a dozen years at Elsevier, where he held several senior positions, including head of product management and development for many of the company’s largest, most successful and innovative products, including ScienceDirect, SciVerse, Engineering Village, illumin8 and Elsevier’s first e-book platform, Referex. He also led efforts that created the first STM online application marketplace and developer network. His product management roles served customers globally in academic, corporate and government markets. Prior to Elsevier, Sidi was Director of e-commerce operations for Bolt Media Inc., a teen-age social network platform. Sidi holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from Istanbul’s Bosphorus University and an MA from Brandeis University. More at www.proquest.com.