8 June 2012. Tim Brooks, the former managing director of the Guardian News & Media, is to join the BMJ Group as CEO from October 1st. He succeeds Stella Dutton, who is retiring from the company after 16 years, 8 of them as CEO.
The BMJ Group publishes the world-renowned British Medical Journal and over 40 specialist medical journals. During Stella’s term as CEO revenues have doubled to £70m and operating profits trebled to over £10m. Nearly 60% of the BMJ Group’s revenues now come from overseas and BMJ Learning, its online continuous professional development resource for doctors, and decision support tools such as Best Practice are leaders in their field worldwide.