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Immediate Media Co announce Dan Hutson as Managing Director of Nutracheck

Published: 05 Dec 2023

Immediate Media Co, the special interest content and platform company, have announced the appointment of Dan Hutson as Managing Director of Nutracheck, the UK’s leading subscription-based weight management and dietary improvement platform. Acquired by Immediate in November 2022, Nutracheck is one of the biggest paid-for digital apps in the UK, with 400,000 premium subscribers.

Dan has over a decade of senior cross-functional leadership experience, working across data, insight and product and tech in customer-first businesses. With a background in launching and scaling digital experiences, Dan joins Nutracheck from Constellation Automotive Group where he was Group Product and Design Director, leading the discovery and delivery of new products and innovations across UK and Europe to solve customer problems. Dan previously held senior data, digital and product roles at Compare the Market, helping customers save on their households bills.

Dan Hutson says, “I’m really pleased to join Nutracheck. As one of the biggest digital subscription apps in the UK, I’m looking forward to working with the talent team to further build on the incredible success they’ve already achieved and continuing their unrelenting focus on their customers. I’m also excited at of being part of Immediate’s market-leading Food media business and the growth opportunities it offers Nutracheck.”

Hutson will work closely with Immediate’s Food MD, Jessica Norell Neeson, to continue to accelerate Nutracheck growth and develop Immediate’s content and service offer in the food, nutrition and well-being markets.

Jessica Norell Neeson, Immediate’s Food MD, says: “I’m delighted to welcome Dan to Immediate and Nutracheck. With a proven track record in driving customer-centric digital businesses and developing new digital products, Dan is well placed to continue to develop the Nutracheck business and help develop our digital content and product offer.”

A multi-award winning app and website, Nutracheck’s evidence-based approach for food, exercise and progress tracking helps to guide members to healthier lifestyle choices. Nutracheck provides a state-of-the-art solution for calorie and nutrient tracking, using a unique food database with over 430,000 products and barcode scanner, combined with connectivity to activity tracking devices.

Immediate is the UK’s leading food media publisher and the number one for subscriptions with 1.4m subscribers across digital and print. Since becoming part of Immediate, Nutracheck has seen record subscriptions numbers and revenue growth.


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About Immediate Media Co:  

Immediate Media Co is the special interest content and platform company, home to over 700 people based in London, Bristol, Nottingham and Manchester.  

 We own and operate some of the best-loved brands in the UK and are the market leader in the majority of sectors we operate in, including food, gardening and children’s publishing.  Our brands include Radio Times, BBC Good Food, BBC History magazine, BBC Gardeners’ World magazine olive, Girl Talk, and MadeForMums. We also publish children’s titles for LEGO and Disney, CBeebies portfolio under licence from BBC Studios and BBC Top Gear on behalf of BBC Studios.

We engage over 75 million people globally each month, with world-class content across print, digital, video, podcasts and live events.  With over 1.4 million active subscribers across print and digital, we are the UK’s leading publisher by subscribers.

We are a purpose-driven business, to create more happiness and fulfilment ​each day by helping everyone ​do what they love, creating content and experiences to inspire our audience’s passions in cooking, gardening, entertainment, and beyond.  

 We have a people-centric culture, with clear values and behaviours, focused on creating a caring, inclusive, collaborative environment, in which our people feel supported and developed. In January 2022, Immediate was named the UK’s 4th best place to work in the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards 2022, Immediate received the Employer Excellence Award at the 2023 AOP Awards and was named Employer of the Year at the 2023 PPA Awards. 

 Immediate Live, our live events business, is the UK’s leading organiser of unmissable consumer events.  We create premium events and experiences that connect and inspire our audiences, including BBC Gardeners’ World Live, the Good Food Show, London Art Fair, The Cycle Show, Move It, The Festival of Quilts and the Hampton Court Food Festival.  In November 2022, Immediate acquired Nutracheck, the UK’s leading subscription-based weight management and dietary improvement platform and with 400,000 premium subscribers,  one of the biggest digital subscription apps in the UK. 

 Immediate is part of Burda International, the global arm of Hubert Burda Media.

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