American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The officer second in command of a military unit smaller than a division.
- n. The officer second in command of a naval unit.
- n. A person holding executive power in an organization.
- n. second in command of a military unit or ship
- n. the officer second in command
“Paul, co-founder and chief executive officer of TalentSprint.”
“Jack Jennings, chief executive officer of the Center on Education Policy, a Washington, D.C., research organization, said employers were right to be worried the U.S. was falling behind.”
“As early as February 1961, before the Bay of Pigs fiasco, Bundy was suggesting that with the developing pattern of responsibility in the Department of State, the president should move Richard Bissell from the CIA to a top position at Foggy Bottom, where he could play the role of senior operating executive officer and energize the department.”
“Chad Halliday, chief executive officer and chairman of Du Pont, thinks the company should change from a fuel-based chemical company to a knowledge-intensive business that is willing to take on extremely complex and sometimes controversial projects.”
“One hot summer day in July 1985, Jung-Myung Kang, president and chief executive officer of the Daidong Mould & Injection Company a Korean manufacturer of high-quality plastic components for electronic products, returned to Korea from Japan.”
“All Things Digital Shantanu Narayen Shantanu Narayen , president and chief executive officer of Adobe Systems Inc., on the power of tablet computers:”
“After the war ended, Ogg entered the US Navy Reserve, and was executive officer of the destroyer USS Shields.”
“Jack Ma , chief executive officer of China-based Alibaba Group Holding Co., on whether non-Chinese companies can make it big in China:”
“Whelton, MB, MD, MSc, president and chief executive officer of Loyola University Medical Center.”
“City Administrator Marcus Jahns will become the city manager, taking over chief executive officer duties from Mayor Toni Randall.”
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