chairman chairman  /ˈtʃɛr mən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization
  2. (v) act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A shareholder move to decouple the positions of chairman and CEO at Exxon fails a sign that such corporate reform efforts still have an uphill battle.
  2. This has added a hard-to-master new responsibility to the job description of Fed chairman: restrainer of financial-market euphoria.
  3. Accompanying them were William Anderson, chairman and president, NCR Corp.

News

  1. Chairman pleased with Muscogee County School Board interviews of superintendent candidates

    ATLANTA -- No decisions were made, but Muscogee County School Board chairman Rob Varner said the 15-month search for a new superintendent took a positive step Friday by conducting "two very good interviews" with "two quality candidates."
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

  2. Did Lululemon Chairman Skirt Insider Trading Rules?

    Lululemon Chairman’s Stock Sale
    on June 21, 2013     Source: FOX Business

  3. FCC chairman Wheeler in favor of legalizing unlocking cell phones

    At the risk of stating the obvious, the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission thinks that it should be legal to unlock your cell phone. Ars Technica reports that new FCC chairman Tom Wheeler told the Senate Commerce Committee during his nomination hearing this week that he would like to see the current ban on unlocking cell phones overturned. What’s more, he criticized the ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: BGR News via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Tomorrow, I will meet with the chairman of BP and inform him that he is to set aside whatever resources are required to compensate the workers and business owners who have been harmed as a result of his company's recklessness," Obama said in...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: CTV.ca

  2. "I am more determined than ever to succeed with the England team," said Capello. "Sir Dave Richards (Club England Board chairman) has called me to tell me everyone at the FA wants me to continue. I explained it is very important we use the...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Fabio Capello Source: AFP

  3. "Republicans have sort of put together a mode of operation for this election cycle that does not put the RNC chairman in a central role," former GOP Rep. Vin Weber of Minnesota said. "That's not the optimal way of handling things. But in a...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Vin Weber Source: The Right Perspective (blog)

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