chief executive officer


: the person who has the most authority in an organization or business

Examples of chief executive officer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web He was named chief executive officer not long after, following the resignation of Kevin Mayer, a former Disney exec who held the role for just three months. Karli Bendlin, Peoplemag, 24 Mar. 2023 Raymon Cancino, chief executive officer of Community Bridges, a nonprofit providing aid to evacuees, said his team was providing communication support at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds. Jessica Flores, San Francisco Chronicle, 23 Mar. 2023 Nationwide, shelters are not seeing increases in pets being surrendered, said Kitty Block, chief executive officer and president of the Humane Society of the United States. Alicia Wallace, CNN, 19 Mar. 2023 SoundCloud has named Eliah Seton chief executive officer, effective immediately. Jem Aswad, Variety, 9 Mar. 2023 Both companies will retain their individual names and brands as well as their leaders, Lisa Thomas, chief executive officer of Town Square Mortgage, and Paul Kessel, president of American Portfolio Mortgage. Mitchell Parton, Dallas News, 8 Mar. 2023 Kevin Thibault, chief executive officer of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, said the 400-foot-long pedestrian bridge will be equipped with moving sidewalks, as will the hallway leading from Terminal C’s central plaza to the four gates. Kevin Spear, Orlando Sentinel, 6 Mar. 2023 Warren Buffett, chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., used his 2022 annual letter to shareholders to mordantly defend buybacks. Jennifer Williams-Alvarez, WSJ, 2 Mar. 2023 Molly Rawn, chief executive officer of the city's tourism bureau, Experience Fayetteville, came back with a lease for commissioners to consider Monday. Stacy Ryburn, Arkansas Online, 28 Feb. 2023 See More

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“Chief executive officer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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