chief executive officer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chief executive officer the corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firm; reports to a board of directors; may appoint other managers (including a president)
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Usage

In literature:

There was no chief executive officer, no court of national judges, no defined legislature.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume XI" by John Lord
Next in rank comes the First or Senior Lieutenant, the chief executive officer.
"White Jacket" by Herman Melville
After all, he is no more than the chief executive officer of the Government.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
Baldwin, Chief Executive Officer.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
It was my fortune, or misfortune, to be called to the office of Chief Executive without any previous political training.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Ulysses S. Grant" by James D. Richardson
The president or mayor is the chief executive officer, and is charged with seeing that the laws are enforced.
"Elements of Civil Government" by Alexander L. Peterman
Millard Fillmore, who had been elected Vice-President, at once took the oath of office as chief executive.
"American Men of Action" by Burton E. Stevenson
Prominent citizens now hurried to the mayor's office, where the chief executive was found in conference with some of the labor leaders.
"The Harris-Ingram Experiment" by Charles E. Bolton
A governor-general appointed by the Crown of Great Britain is the chief executive officer.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
The chief executive officer of a city is the mayor who is generally elected by the people.
"Citizenship" by Emma Guy Cromwell
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In news:

Paul Polman, Chief Executive Officer, Unilever, of Britain, attends a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, January 26, 2012.
Ben Nutter, a Democrat who was seeking a third four-year term on the board, was soundly defeated by Republican Fred Zoeller, owner and chief executive officer of Tiffin-based Laminate Technologies.
Andy Bond, president and chief executive officer of Asda PLC, will give up the position to become chairman of the retailer's executive committee, a part-time role.
The Indianapolis Star reports that the Indy Racing League is considering hiring an outsider as a new Chief Executive Officer.
Mark DiBlasi, president and chief executive officer of Roadrunne.
Rodin has promoted Tom O'Mara to chief executive officer.
The chief executive officer of Springhill Medical Center and.
Scorpio 's founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr Emanuele Lauro, is a member of the Lolli-Ghetti family, which has been involved in shipping since the early 1950s through the Italian company Navigazione Alta Italia, or NAI.
WEST ORANGE, N.J.–Volker Lixfeld has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Groupe SEB North America.
He will also serve as president and chief executive officer of All-Clad and continue his role as a member of the Groupe SEB S.A.
NEW YORK, NY July 30, 2012 – JFI Jets, a worldwide provider of aircraft management and charter services, announced that Bob Seidel has joined the company as chief executive officer.
This past February, Schuh stepped aside as chief executive officer, relinquishing the position to Peter McPartland.
Myles Lee, chief executive officer of CRH Plc, talks about the prospects for higher housing demand in the US this year.
For 17 years, as chief executive officer of Chateau Ste.
" Simplifying the tax code, particularly payroll taxes for employees and employers, is a way to boost the economy," said Steven Zylstra, president and chief executive officer of the Arizona Technology Council, a TechVoice participant.
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