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a restaurant where the city's top execs like to have power lunches
Recent Examples on the Web The British exec joined Island Records U.K. in 2005, and swiftly rose from head of marketing to co-president alongside Darcus Beese. Lars Brandle, Billboard, "Ted Cockle, Amy Thomson Join Hipgnosis Songs," 8 Sep. 2020 In a Tuesday announcement, Facebook exec Andrew Bosworth cited the company's broader product portfolio as a reason to expand its conference's definition beyond Oculus. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, "Facebook has begun ghosting the “Oculus” moniker in its VR division," 25 Aug. 2020 The company's head of operations visited Clark's class and the MBA student impressed the exec as part of a team presenting on improving warehouse schematics. Aaron Pressman, Fortune, "Who is Dave Clark, the new chief of Amazon’s giant retail business?," 22 Aug. 2020 Nearly every company exec was accessible, with few PR filters. Esther Schindler, Ars Technica, "The Golden Age of computer user groups," 19 Aug. 2020 Yang was a tech exec whose expertise in Western astrology made her perhaps the most respected classmate. Yiren Lu, Wired, "A Week of Uncontrolled Sobbing at a Chinese Business Seminar," 17 Aug. 2020 Jerry, who is still living, was a music exec whose credits include marketing Wanted! Paul Grein, Billboard, "Hank Williams Jr. & Sr., The Everly Brothers, Alabama & More Cases of Family Ties in the Country Music Hall of Fame," 13 Aug. 2020 The classic comedy reportedly has the support of costars Danny Pintauro and his onscreen mom, Judith Light, who played ad exec and head of household Angela Bower. Nardine Saad, chicagotribune.com, "‘Who’s the Boss?’ is the latest classic sitcom being revived with original stars," 5 Aug. 2020 Hollywood big-shot David Geffen, Bain Capital exec Joshua Bekenstein and billionaire Amos Hostetter, all big Dem donors, gave $100,000 to the project. Debra J. Saunders, Star Tribune, "The French Revolution fervor of anti-Trump Republicans," 3 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of exec

1896, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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20 Sep 2020

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“Exec.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exec. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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