Chief Executive

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Definition: Chief Executive


Quick Summary of Chief Executive


The director in charge of the day-to-day running of a company.



Examples of Chief Executive in a sentence


Simon Fox will now assume the role of Chief Executive alongside a team of five directors.
The President of the United States is technically the chief executive of the country.
There were demands on him to resign as chief executive.
She announced her retirement as chief executive of the company.
We feel the need to congratulate Peter on his well-deserved promotion to Chief Executive of the company.
The chief executive has addressed the board and expressed his disappointment at recent performance.
During the span of 10 years he eventually ascended to the post of chief executive.
The President is simply a figurehead, the actual Chief Executive has day-to-day control of strategic and operational decisions.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Chief Executive are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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