Pierre B. Balliett, former corporate vice-president of Houghton Mifflin's international division from 1973 to 1991, died in San Diego, Calif., on December 31. He was 67. Balliett began his career working for Holt, Rinehart & Winston from 1959 to 1965. During his career, Balliett opened McGraw-Hill International Book Company's first office in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He managed CBS International Publishing's Spanish-language subsidiary from 1968 to 1973. He also served as chairman of the international division of the AAP. He was a founding member and chairman of International Publishers in Boston. In 1994, he retired as director of publications, Radio Free Europe.
Volume 249 Issue 1 01/07/2002