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President

Highest-ranking officer in a corporation after the chief executive officer.

President

In a publicly-traded company, the second-highest ranking officer in the company. In smaller companies, the office of president may be combined with the chief executive officer (the highest officer). The president may or may not also be a member of the board of directors.

president

A leading decision maker of a company. The president is sometimes the company's chief executive officer.

president

a North American term for the chief executive or MANAGING DIRECTOR of a corporation or JOINT-STOCK COMPANY.
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He shall have Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, to make Treaties, provided two thirds of the Senators present concur; and he shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, Judges of the supreme Court, and all other Officers of the United States, whose Appointments are not herein otherwise provided for, and which shall be established by Law: but the Congress may by Law vest the Appointment of such inferior Officers, as they think proper, in the President alone, in the Courts of Law, or in the Heads of Departments.
The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.
Then Monsieur Rouletabille," said the President, "must explain how the murderer made his escape.
As for the President, it looked as if he also had made up his mind to take the young man in the same way.
Sir," said the president, rising with gravity, "be careful what you say; your words clearly show us that they are deceived concerning you in the Island of Elba, and have deceived us
Sir," said the president, "you have been invited to join this assembly -- you were not forced here; it was proposed to you to come blindfolded -- you accepted.
When I saw the President he kindly thanked me for the work which we were doing at Tuskegee for the interests of the country.
By the middle of the following month the President had definitely decided to attend the Peace Jubilee at Atlanta.
The convention have done well, therefore, in so disposing of the power of making treaties, that although the President must, in forming them, act by the advice and consent of the Senate, yet he will be able to manage the business of intelligence in such a manner as prudence may suggest.
For these, the President will find no difficulty to provide; and should any circumstance occur which requires the advice and consent of the Senate, he may at any time convene them.
All the voices were in the prisoner's favour, and the President declared him free.
In order to arouse her, a police officer was obliged to shake her unmercifully, and the president had to raise his voice,--"Girl, you are of the Bohemian race, addicted to deeds of witchcraft.