BSI Group sets standards for continued international growth

Press release - 17 April 2011

BSI Group announces its result for 2010, which has seen its revenue grow 5.6% to £235.3m and operating profit up 4.2% to £27.3m. Growth was achieved in all regions: Americas, Asia Pacific and EMEA; and in all business streams. Looking ahead, BSI expects to deliver increased growth this year by continuing to expand and develop its global business; continuing to focus on the customer; and continuing to develop standards-based solutions that help business and society around the world.

Howard Kerr, Chief Executive, BSI Group comments: “Against a backdrop of economic uncertainty, these results are testament to our focused customer engagement strategy and bode well for continued growth in 2011”.

About BSI

BSI (British Standards Institution) is a global organization that equips businesses with the necessary solutions to turn standards of best practice into habits of excellence. Formed in 1901, BSI was the world’s first National Standards Body and a founding member of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

Over a century later it continues to facilitate business improvement across the globe by helping its clients drive performance, reduce risk and grow sustainably through the adoption of international management systems standards, many of which BSI originated. Famed for its marks of excellence including the instantly recognizable Kitemark®, BSI’s influence spans multiple sectors including aerospace, construction, energy, engineering, finance, healthcare, IT and retail. With over 70,000 clients in 150 countries, BSI is an organization whose standards inspire excellence across the globe.