account executive

noun

Definition of account executive

: a business executive (as in an advertising agency) responsible for dealing with a client's account

Examples of account executive in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bergman, a software sales account executive, and Dodd, a construction project manager, married after meeting for the first time on season 7 of MAFS, which aired in 2018. Benjamin Vanhoose, PEOPLE.com, "Married at First Sight's Danielle Bergman, Bobby Dodd Welcome 'Happy and Healthy' Son Robert Elvin," 16 Dec. 2020 In October 1982, Margo DuBos joined the staff as an account executive and became Gambit’s publisher in 1986 at the age of 30. NOLA.com, "40 years later, a Gambit worth the risk," 7 Dec. 2020 Drisana Rios, a mother in San Diego with a 1-year-old and 4-year-old at home, worked as an account executive for the insurance company Hub International until she was fired in June. David Yaffe-bellany, Bloomberg.com, "Parents Say Employers Are Illegally Firing Them During Pandemic," 11 Nov. 2020 Baidoo, an Edmonton, Alberta, native, is a fan relations account executive for the Wild. Randy Johnson, Star Tribune, "Minnesota Hockey adds equity advisor," 30 Oct. 2020 Chasen, an account executive and model from San Diego, is catching viewers’ attention because of his resemblance to a certain character from everyone’s favorite quarantine rewatch: David Walton's Dr. Sam from New Girl. Lydia Wang, refinery29.com, "Bachelorette Fans Think They’ve Figured Out Chasen’s Celeb Doppelganger, But… Did They?," 27 Oct. 2020 At the Schooler household, Mr. Schooler’s wife, Jolie, a senior account executive, says that her two small boys have relished the extra time with their father. Anne Marie Chaker, WSJ, "For Some Fathers, Pandemic Brings a New Perspective—and Quiet Joys," 6 Oct. 2020 Drisana Rios, who was an account executive at a San Diego insurance company, is now unemployed. CBS News, "Working mothers on the edge," 4 Oct. 2020 Aaron Williams, account executive, Google. Contact IndyStar reporter Chris Sikich at Chris.Sikich@indystar.com. Chris Sikich, The Indianapolis Star, "Indiana Republicans to launch initiative to recruit Blacks and Latinos," 8 July 2020

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1931, in the meaning defined above

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30 Dec 2020

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“Account executive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/account%20executive. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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