Incumbent

(redirected from officeholder)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Incumbent

Any officer in a company, especially a large corporation. Incumbents include the CEO, managing director, and members of the board of directors. Corporations usually must provide an incumbency certificate, which lists the names and positions of the corporation's officers, on demand of any member of the public.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Social-Democrats refused to give up their definition of public appearance according to which not only should officeholders not be al-lowed to cut ribbons and show up at ground-breaking ceremonies but they should also not be allowed to hold press conferences on that subject before and in the course of the election campaign.
Any officeholder would be wise to establish both a registration process to tone down the most extreme rhetoric and a set of clear guidelines about the kind of inflammatory language that is banned from the site.
Assuming that officeholder expenses are sufficiently expansive to include legal fees and investigative reimbursements, the benefits of an officeholder account characterized as a political organization can be substantial.
Elderly officeholders showed me their "pink-colored" gums and told me that they would not have been qualified for membership back in the nineteenth century; they would have been "mulattoes.
5 million for its candidates and has helped to achieve a five-fold increase in the number of openly gay officeholders in the country.
Other officeholders and labor organizations don't want to take a risk endorsing somebody.
Pacific Energy Group has contributed $6,500 to sitting council members' campaigns and officeholder accounts, and has a cadre of lobbyists and public-relations firms talking to council members and other officials on the Pier 400 Project.
It has a lot in common with the GOP event: fancy downtown hotel (the new JW Marriott just down Congress Avenue from the Texas Capitol), suggested contributions/dinner packages of up to $25,000, state officeholder as headliner and so on.
An outgoing officeholder hands an incoming officeholder three numbered envelopes, saying they offer time-tested advice for any crises the new officeholder might encounter.
The fundraising deadline also applies to political committees set up to "support, oppose or assist a statewide officeholder or member of the Legislature," and to legislative caucuses.
Mattox said Schwarzenegger is the first major Republican officeholder he can remember who has come to the church to court African-American voters.
Little-known officeholder accounts are allowing Los Angeles leaders to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars each year in private contributions from lobbyists, real estate developers, unions and other special interests.