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A subsidiary, The Psychological Corporation, is believed to be the largest for-profit publisher of educational, psychological, clinical and professional tests. It is also the largest publisher of journals for the scientific and medical communities, offering about scholarly journals each year.
The year wasand the firm was known as Harcourt, Brace and Howe. Alfred Harcourt had served as acquisitions editor and salesman in his 15 years with Holt; Donald Brace worked in manufacturing and production.
Howe, an author and editor, had headed the English department at Indiana University. He left the new firm less than a year after its founding, when the name was changed to Harcourt, Brace and Company.
In the months and years that followed, Harcourt, Brace and Company enjoyed one success after another. Lewis had followed his editor, Harcourt, from Henry Holt. In its first decade, Harcourt, Brace and Company diversified into a number of genres, including religious works and college and high school textbooks.
Throughout its history, Harcourt, Brace and Company would be recognized as an innovator in the publishing industry. In the s the company offered women employees equal career opportunities, a practice virtually nonexistent in the trade at that time.
The response was unexpected: Among the more than 17 authors who left with him were T. Donald Brace died in September of that year at the age of Six years later he headed the school department, and in he was president of the company.
While Jovanovich, at the time, was the youngest director with the company and owned no stock, he was the strong leader that the families of the two founders had sought. Once at the helm, Jovanovich set a clear path for turning the company into a conglomerate.
Two of his first goals were to take the company public and to merge with World Book Company, incorporated in Both moves were accomplished in The company would be lead by aggressive and determined Jovanovich until The company would diversify into dozens of publishing markets as well as into businesses totally unrelated to publishing by acquiring more than 40 companies.
In publishing, the late s saw the acquisition of two educational filmstrip production companies; several farm and trade publications; and Academic Press, Inc. Each year during the s, exceptthe company acquired at least one publishing or education-related firm.
Among the most notable acquisitions of the s were The Psychological Corporation, inpublishers of aptitude, diagnostic, achievement, and psychological tests; Beckley-Cardy Company, ina school supply house; Bay Area Review Course, Inc.
The s were not without their drawbacks. In operations at four German publishing houses purchased in were terminated because of poor profits. Price controls affected profits at Academic Press for a number of years. The discharge came several days after HBJ regrouped its operations and created an office of the president.
Jovanovich claimed the firings had nothing to do with this reorganization. Three executive vice-presidents were elected to fill the office of the president: Hillebrecht, and Jack O.
HBJ was reorganized into five operational groups: This latter group, headed by Hillebrecht, included the marine parks known as Sea World, an acquisition of To acquire Sea World, Inc. In HBJ purchased a commercial insurance broker for the dental profession. In HBJ bought three publishing concerns, acquiring business periodicals serving a number of specialized industries.
Acquisitions made in and diversified HBJ into 11 new periodical markets. Also inHBJ acquired three insurance operations. In Septemberthe U. Labor Department prohibited the use of the fund, and HBJ was required to return all monies to the fund.
The move, complete inincluded the construction of an eight story,square-foot office building across from Sea World. The company acquired Florida Cypress Gardens, Inc.In addition, he is a past member of the Board of Directors of the American Bankers Association, Bankers Roundtable, the International Financial Conference, Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc., Petrolite, Inc., and the Federal Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve.
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