ceo ceo

Definition(s):

  • (n) the corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firm; reports to a board of directors; may appoint other managers (including a president)

Usage(s):

  • Rupert Murdoch (ceo News Corp) 22778: 84: Ali al-Naimi (Saudi oil minister) 32299: 85: Indra Nooyi (ceo Pepsico) IN 42699.

News

  1. CEO of Citizens' owner quits; shares tumble

    CEO of Citizens' owner quits; shares tumble
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Providence Journal

  2. CEO Stephen Hester—”the embodiment of fat-cat capitalism”—gets the boot from RBS

    Royal Bank of Scotland CEO Stephen Hester has been unceremoniously nudged from his job at the helm of a bank that remains 82% owned by the British taxpayer. After RBS was rescued in 2008 in the biggest ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Quartz via Yahoo! Finance

  3. CEO describes Jackson as forceful businessman

    The CEO of AEG Live LLC told jurors he knew Michael Jackson as a sophisticated, forceful businessman, not the drugged-up performer who's been described throughout a civil trial.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Channel 8 San Diego

Quotes

  1. "The CEO of Caterpillar said that if this American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan is passed, his company would be able to rehire some of the employees they've been forced to lay off," Obama said in a statement, referring to Jim Owens, chief...
    on Feb 12, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Bloomberg

  2. Calling the iPhone 4 "the most successful product launch in Apple's history,Apple CEO Steve Jobs admitted that the company was struggling to meet demand for the device. Even so, we apologize to those customers who were turned away because we did not...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Steve Jobs Source: Wireless Week

  3. "When you became CEO of BP, you promised to focus like a laser on safe and reliable operations," Waxman said. "We wanted to know what you had done to keep this promise." "We could find no evidence that you paid any attention to the...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Henry Waxman Source: The Associated Press

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