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The chief executive officer is also the chief sales officer. He or she is responsible for the success of the company and making a profit. The closer the CEO is to the everyday selling process, bringing in business, the more successful the company will become.
Jeffrey Gitomer

Meaning of "chief executive officer" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

chief executive officer  [tʃiːf ɛɡˈzɛkjʊtɪv ˈɒfɪsə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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Chief executive officer is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Chief executive officer

A chief executive officer is generally the most senior corporate officer or administrator in charge of managing a for-profit or non-profit organization. An individual appointed as a CEO of a corporation, company, organization, or agency typically reports to the board of directors. In British English, terms often used as synonyms for CEO include managing director and chief executive.

Definition of chief executive officer in the English dictionary

The definition of chief executive officer in the dictionary is the person with overall responsibility for the efficient running of a company, organization, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER


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Larisa
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Odisha
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officer
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

chief academic officer
chief assistant
chief constable
Chief Education Officer
chief engineer
chief executive
chief inspector
chief inspector of schools
chief justice
chief justiceship
chief master sergeant
chief of police
Chief of Staff
chief of state
chief operating officer
chief petty officer
chief priest

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

army officer
arresting officer
chief operating officer
chief warrant officer
commanding officer
compliance officer
executive officer
house officer
immigration officer
information officer
juicer
junior officer
liaison officer
loan officer
local government officer
medical officer
nursing officer
police officer
safety officer
second officer
security officer

Synonyms and antonyms of chief executive officer in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «chief executive officer» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Find out the translation of chief executive officer to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of chief executive officer from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «chief executive officer» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

首席执行官
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

director ejecutivo
570 millions of speakers

English

chief executive officer
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मुख्य कार्यकारी अधिकारी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الرئيس التنفيذي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

главный исполнительный директор
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

principal executivo (CEO
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রধান নির্বাহী কর্মকর্তা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chef de la direction
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Geschäftsführer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

最高経営責任者
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

최고 경영자 (CEO)
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ketua eksekutif
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Giám đốc điều hành
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தலைமை நிர்வாக அதிகாரி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मुख्य कार्यकारी अधिकारी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

baş yönetici
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

amministratore delegato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dyrektor naczelny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

головний виконавчий директор
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

director executiv
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

διευθύνων σύμβουλος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hoof uitvoerende beampte
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

verkställande direktör
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

administrerende direktør
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of chief executive officer

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER»

The term «chief executive officer» is very widely used and occupies the 20.906 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about chief executive officer

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3 QUOTES WITH «CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER»

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Jeffrey Gitomer
The chief executive officer is also the chief sales officer. He or she is responsible for the success of the company and making a profit. The closer the CEO is to the everyday selling process, bringing in business, the more successful the company will become.
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Jonathan Grayer
I was 25 when I was made director of marketing at 'Newsweek.' I was 29 when I was made chief executive officer of Kaplan Educational Centers. I was raised to be confident.
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Pete Rozelle
Pro football was taking off when I became commissioner, and when a sport's successful and you're its chief executive officer, much of the credit flows to you and you develop a good track record.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER»

Discover the use of chief executive officer in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to chief executive officer and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Attributes Most Indicative of Chief Executive Officer and ...
The purpose of this quantitative, descriptive, correlational study was to explore chief executive officer (CEO) and chief nursing officer (CNO) ratings of attributes most indicative of leader caring.
Brenda Fannin Hamilton, 2008
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Nonprofit Human Services Revenue Performation and Chief ...
This study sought to determine if organizational revenue as a proxy for performance is related to CEO compensation in large human services nonprofit organizations.
C. T. O'Donnell (II.), 2007
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Chief Executive Officer
Mark Hanson. I Mill'FHéflSOl'l Chief Executive Officer Chief Executive Officer Mark Hanson Writer's Showcase. Chief Executive Front Cover.
Mark Hanson, 2000
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... Annual Report of the Chief Executive Viticultural ...
The Chief Executive Officer was instructed to confer with the Committee on Distillation, and prepare an essay on distillation, and to submit the same to the Board before publication. The election of officers for the ensuing year then took place, ...
California. State Viticultural Commission. Chief Executive Viticultural Officer, 1890
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Annual Report of the Chief Executive Viticultural Officer to ...
Fourth — That for the convenience and protection of all interested parties throughout the State, the Chief Executive Officer shall be requested to appoint resident inspectors, as provided for by law, for «ach section or region where vine- growers ...
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Top Franchise Chief Executive Officer's Secrets Revealed
Just released, TOP FRANCHISE CEO.S SECRETS REVEALED is the first book of its kind to reveal just what it takes to dominate the franchising industry and create massive wealth along the way.The book includes honest and open stories of success ...
Darren Stephens, Global Publishing Group, Stephen A. Raff, 2007
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Direct From Dell: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dell ...
In Direct From Dell, Michael Dell himself tells the incredible story of Dell Computer's successful rise, beginning in his college dorm room with $1,000 in capital.
Michael Dell, Catherine Fredman, 1999
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Strategic Planning
The Chief Executive Officer and Strategic Planning There can and will be no effective formal strategic planning in an organization in which the chief executive does not give it firm support and make sure that others in the organization ...
George A. Steiner, 2010
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A Chief Executive Officer and Chief Information Officer ...
This non-experimental mixed methods research study identified current decision criteria or metrics used by CEOs and CIOs in determining IT investment decisions through a modified Delphi technique and attempted to reach a consensus decision ...
Shivie Bhagan, 2008
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Compendium of South African Environmental Legislation
(4) The Minister may at any time discharge the chief executive officer from office: ( a) if the chief executive officer has repeatedly failed to perform the duties of office efficiently; (b) if, because of any physical or mental illness or disability, the chief ...
South Africa, Morné Van der Linde, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term chief executive officer is used in the context of the following news items.
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New chief executive officer for Green Highland Renewables
Perth-based small-scale hydro power developer Green Highland Renewables has appointed senior industry executive Mark Mathieson as its ... «The Courier, Jul 15»
2
Steven Pollock Named Chief Executive Officer Of Delta Dental of …
BOSTON, July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Steven Pollock, Chief Operating Officer of Boston-based Delta Dental of Massachusetts and its affiliated companies, has ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
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RiT Technologies Names Yossi Ben-Harosh President and Chief
... of Directors has unanimously approved the appointment of Yossi Ben-Harosh as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. «GlobeNewswire, Jul 15»
4
The Insider and Chief Executive Officer of Nimble Storage Inc (NYSE …
Suresh Vasudevan; that is an insider in Nimble Storage Inc (NYSE:NMBL) 27.28 -0.32 -1.16% who is the last to unload shares in the ... «OctaFinance.com, Jul 15»
5
The Chief Executive Officer of Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP), Jeremy …
As disclosed in an electronic report that has been filled with the Washington-based SEC on July 6, 2015, Jeremy Stoppelman an insider in Yelp ... «OctaFinance.com, Jul 15»
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Frontier Communications Corporation: Frontier Communications …
She will report to Daniel J. McCarthy, President and Chief Executive Officer, and serve as a member of the company's Senior Leadership Team. «The Wall Street Transcript, Jul 15»
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SunOpta Inc. Announces Rik Jacobs to Succeed Steve Bromley as …
SunOpta Inc. Announces Rik Jacobs to Succeed Steve Bromley as President and Chief Executive Officer Effective October 1, 2015. «Nasdaq, Jul 15»
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Nest appoints new chief executive officer
Ros Altmann, UK minister of state for pensions, added: “I would like to warmly welcome Dean as the new chief executive officer of Nest ... «Employee Benefits, Jul 15»
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Eolian Renewable Energy Chief Executive Officer, Jack Kenworthy
PORTSMOUTH — Wind is a vast, natural, and renewable energy. Despite being used as a power source for centuries, it wasn't until 1888 that ... «Foster's Daily Democrat, Jul 15»
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Salvatore Guccione the Chief Executive Officer of Aceto Corporation …
Calculated with average price per share of $24.2, Salvatore Guccione, the Aceto Corporation (NASDAQ:ACET) 23.83 -0.36 -1.49% 's Chief ... «OctaFinance.com, Jul 15»

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