Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co. said late Thursday that its president and chief executive, Linda Zecher, resigned. Zecher also resigned from the educational publishing company’s board. The board appointed L. Gordon Crovitz as interim CEO while a search is underway. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt also said that full-year billings are expected to come in at the low end of its $1.53 billion to $1.6 billion forecast. Shares of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt were flat at $14.89 after hours.
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