executive officer


Definition of executive officer 

: the officer second in command of a military or naval organization or vessel

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Clark, 51, is charged with three counts of arson, resisting arrest and deterring an executive officer. Fox News, "Man charged in California wildfire refuses to go to court," 9 Aug. 2018 As for the gliders, CARB's deputy executive officer, Steve Cliff, went to Washington in December to protest the potential rollback of the regulations. Dale Kasler, sacbee, "California's pollution cops crack down on big rigs. That might start a fight with Trump | The Sacramento Bee," 27 Feb. 2018 Stockholders also voted to approve the 2017 compensation paid to the company’s named executive officers and a charter amendment eliminating a provision that limits voting of share ownership to 15 percent of the outstanding shares. baltimoresun.com, "T. Rowe Price Group boosts stock repurchase plan, votes in new independent director," 26 Apr. 2018 Stephen Cabelus was promoted from sergeant and will serve as executive officer in Southbury. Ruth Bruno, courant.com, "Nine Troopers Promoted At State Police Ceremony," 26 May 2018 Cheek is listed as Portland Diamond Project's executive officer and director, and records show the company is registered at the address of his riverfront home in Lake Oswego. Gordon R. Friedman, OregonLive.com, "Nike exec stakes claim to bring pro baseball to Portland," 16 Apr. 2018 Omar Martinez, executive officer at Naval Station Great Lakes, joined students, teachers and community members for the work and ribbon-cutting. Frank Abderholden, Lake County News-Sun, "Volunteers build new playground in North Chicago," 24 June 2018 The pay for Sony Pictures boss Tony Vinciquerra was not included in the filing as the new head of the entertainment division is not yet a corporate executive officer of parent company Sony Corp. as former head Michael Lynton was. Gavin J. Blair, The Hollywood Reporter, "Former Sony CEO Kaz Hirai's Annual Pay Rose to $18.7M Thanks to $10.7M Retirement Bonus," 19 June 2018 Bruce Darling, executive officer of the National Research Council discussed the challenge today at the report’s release. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, "Amid rampant sexual harassment in science, academies aren’t ejecting abusers," 12 June 2018

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1776, in the meaning defined above

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