chief executive
index administrator, principal (director)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


chief executive
chief executive, also known as the chief executive officer or CEO. The top main board executive director (including combined CEO and executive chairman) whose primary responsibility is the development and delivery of the company's business strategy in order to create shareholder value.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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  • chief executive — ➔ executive1 * * * Chief Executive ► GOVERNMENT a way of referring to the President of the United States: »In 1974 Richard Nixon resigned as Chief Executive. Main Entry: ↑chief executive officer …   Financial and business terms

  • chief executive — chief ex ecutive noun count * 1. ) chief executive or chief executive officer the most senior person working in a company or organization who is responsible for running it: CEO 2. ) AMERICAN the leader of a local or state government organization …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • chief executive — /tʃɪf ekˈsekutiv, ingl. ˌtʃiːfɪɡˈzekjətɪʌ/ [loc. ingl., propr. «dirigente (executive) principale (chief «capo»)»] loc. sost. m. e f. inv. (org. az.) direttore generale …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Chief Executive — Chief Ex ecutive n the Chief Executive the President of the US …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Chief Executive — ☆ Chief Executive n. the President of the U.S …   English World dictionary

  • chief executive */ — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms chief executive : singular chief executive plural chief executives 1) chief executive or chief executive officer the most senior person working in a company or organization who is responsible for running it 2)… …   English dictionary

  • chief executive — generalinis direktorius statusas T sritis profesijos apibrėžtis Asmuo, organizuojantis ir atsakantis už veiksmingą organizacijos, įmonės, bendrovės ar institucijos veiklą. atitikmenys: angl. chief executive; chief executive officer; general… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • chief executive — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ current, former ▪ acting (BrE), interim (esp. BrE) ▪ joint (esp. BrE) ▪ outgoing (esp. BrE) …   Collocations dictionary

  • Chief Executive — noun AmE the Chief Executive the President of the US …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • chief executive — /tʃi:f ɪg zekjυtɪv/, chief executive officer /tʃi:f ɪg zekjυtɪv ˌɒfɪsə/ noun US the most important director in charge of a company. Abbreviation CEO …   Dictionary of banking and finance

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