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chairman

cher muhn

  • n  the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization
  • v  act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university

  • 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.
  • Among them: Robert Six, president of Continental Airlines; Eugene Klein, chairman of the board of National General Corporation, and a Humphrey backer; and August Busch, chairman .
  • This has added a hard-to-master new responsibility to the job description of Fed chairman: restrainer of financial-market euphoria.
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  • Barack Obama in CTV.ca
    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...
  • Fabio Capello in AFP
    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...
  • Vin Weber in The Right Perspective (blog)
    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...

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