CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. (DJ) — Harcourt General Inc. has named two new directors, including a former cabinet officer in the Bush administration.

The appointments increase the company’s board to 11 members.

Named were Lynn M. Martin, currently a fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard U. and formerly U.S. Secretary of Labor; and Paula Stern, president of the Stern Group, a Washington, D.C.-based economic analysis and trade firm.

Harcourt General is the former General Cinema Corp.

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