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Key Employee

A very important employee. A key employee may have contacts highly beneficial to the company, may work hard and generate more revenue than any other employee, or may have some other skill that would be difficult or impossible to replicate in another employee. Often, but not always, a key employee is a manager. A company may purchase key person insurance to protect itself against the possibility that an employee may unexpectedly die or become unable to work, which would deprive the company of his/her skills.
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PAOK manager Laszlo Boloni is missing some key men but his charges tend to have little trouble in scoring freely and even a diminished line-up should be too dangerous for Rovers.
The sway of key men at hedge funds hardly needs illustration -- Bernie Madoff was the quintessential key man, whose singular if criminal abilities were perhaps only exceeded by Charles Ponzi himself.
Admittedly it was a huge task to meet that level of performance but with key men confirmed in their squad for the game the Giants will be in for a tough test.
They need to avoid injuries to key men to take the next step up.
Rugby manager Tony Dobson, who delays naming his squad, said: "We are without key men but we should have won on Saturday and we will give it out best go.
Ambassadors then train key men 'to represent PK with men and local churches [in] prayer and in a relationship with them by phone or contact.
Retaining key men was crucial but addition of more experienced players such as Ziggy Gordon, Danny Devine and ex-Wimbledon striker Azeez gives strong indication of a side ready to move up a level.
JP'S KEY MEN - Robert Lui (Salford), Kevin Brown (Widnes) WARRINGTON v CASTLEFORD 4.
Youngest boss in tournament at 42 was beset with defensive problems and fallouts with key men.
Capello has rebuilt his squad since a disastrous World Cup campaign with players like Ashley Young, Joe Hart, Phil Jones and Scott Parker emerging as key men.
MANAGER: Peter Houston faces an even more testing season than his baptism of fire when he took over from Craig Levein 19 months ago having lost key men Morgaro Gomis, Prince Buaben and Craig Conway.
However, the Dublin hurlers are favourites to see off the midlanders this weekend and boss Humphrey Kelleher regards Keaney as one of his key men.