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President

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

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

a North American term for the chief executive or MANAGING DIRECTOR of a corporation or JOINT-STOCK COMPANY.
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'preemptive war'." With just a cursory survey of modern American history we can see several other presidentially ordered "preemptive" incursions into foreign countries--Kennedy into Cuba, Johnson into Santo Domingo, Reagan into Panama and Grenada to name just a few.

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