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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.
And you, sir," continued the president, with a calmness still more terrible than the general's anger, "I advise you not to touch your sword.
The president rose, appointed three members to accompany him, and got into the carriage with the general after bandaging his eyes.
Because, sir," said the president, "you have insulted a man, and that man will not go one step farther without demanding honorable reparation.
The general was stout and tall, the president offered him the side of the railing to assist him in getting down.
Well," said the President, "I must bid good-bye to these bright folks.
When a little later he followed them across the hall, into one of the other rooms, he saw the host and hostess accompany the President to the door and two foreign ministers and a judge of the Supreme Court address themselves to Pandora Day.
I mean before," said the girl, "while I was talking with the President.
Oh I was watching the President too," said Pandora.
We had not waited in this room many minutes, before the black messenger returned, and conducted us into another of smaller dimensions, where, at a business-like table covered with papers, sat the President himself.
In the smaller drawing- room, the centre of a circle of company, were the President and his daughter-in-law, who acted as the lady of the mansion; and a very interesting, graceful, and accomplished lady too.

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