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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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C) Following attendance at the "Handling Capital Cases" course, a judge shall remain qualified to preside over a capital case for three calendar years, and may maintain that qualification by attending a "Capital Case Refresher" course during each following three-year period.
It is a great honor and privilege to preside over the market close and celebrate the tremendous efforts of Dollar Financial employees worldwide to meet the basic financial services needs of our core under-banked customers.
Mahony and Bishop Jerry Wilkerson will preside over the funeral Mass at the church at 11:30 a.
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Members of the firm serve as court-appointed and privately employed mediators, arbitrators and third-party neutral case managers, preside over private trials, and act as consultants to business and industry, designing in-house dispute resolution systems.
PASADENA - The question of who will preside over the retrial of a La Crescenta teen charged with murdering two boys on a Glendale playground will be decided by a judge jointly selected by opposing attorneys in the case.
Nortel, the Nortel logo, the Globemark, Preside and Optivity are trademarks of Nortel Networks.
As presiding director, Matschullat will preside over any board sessions where management is excluded, including the CEO, consult with Johnston on board matters and ensure independent board members are comfortable with the board's direction and activities.
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After two years in Lancaster, Luros will be heading to Glendale to preside over a mental health court, which handles the cases of criminal defendants who have been declared mentally incompetent.
Cardinal Roger Mahony of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles will preside at a solemn liturgical service beginning at 12:15 p.
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