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Berrrien to Step Down as Head of Forbes

33402-Berrien,-Jim-FORBES.jpgMediaWeek is reporting that Jim Berrien, president and publisher of the Forbes Magazine Group for the last nine years, is stepping down. Berrien is set to leave his post at the end of the of the year and will become chairman of Forbes magazine.

No word yet on his replacement, though the Forbes family says it “will be considering a variety of scenarios.” Says Forbes chairman/CEO Steve Forbes: “Jim’s tenure has been impressive, and his leadership and creative initiatives have secured the number-one position for Forbes in its competitive business category for the past six years, since 2002.”

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