Publisher Felix Dennis Dies at 67; Trust to Hold Magazines
Felix Dennis, chairman of Dennis Publishing, which publishes The Week and Mental Flossamong other titles, died yesterday at age 67 at his home in England, the company announced this morning.
Dennis, the firm's colorful namesake and founder, had been fighting cancer since 2012, and had prepared for the company to go on indepently his absence, Dennis U.S. C.E.O. Steven Kotok told staff this morning. The magazines will now be held by a trust that funds Dennis' charity tree-planting initiative in the U.K., The Heart of England forest project, and are not for sale, Kotok said.