chief executive officer (CEO)

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Top executive responsible for a firm's overall operations and performance. He or she is the leader of the firm, serves as the main link between the board of directors (the board) and the firm's various parts or levels, and is held solely responsible for the firm's success or failure. One of the major duties of a CEO is to maintain and implement corporate policy, as established by the board. Also called President or managing director, he or she may also be the chairman (or chairperson) of the board.

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The chief executive officer was insecure and that is why we all thought he wanted that title because it covered up the truth.
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He was promoted to Chief Executive Officer after being employed with the company for several years and after many years of schooling.
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You need to make sure that you are on the good side of your chief executive officer because he wields the most power.
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