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Vice President

A senior manager in a corporation. While the duties of a vice president vary from company to company, the title often refers to the head of a department. For example, a company might have a vice president of operations, a vice president of human resources, and so forth. A vice president reports directly the president or CEO of a company.
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After Grondona's speech, the prospect of a threat to the British vice-presidency was immediately the subject of a discussion between two of the home nations.
Changes mean that Bruno Alvim as head of the Supply area will report to the management and personnel vice-presidency led by Ricardo Khauaja and the general fleet management department headed by Joao Torres, will be subordinate to Leonardo Pereira vice-president of finance, strategy and IT.
But it remains to be seen whether Taylor is ready to acquiesce his commentary and commercial commitments for the vice-presidency of the ICC.
"The board of the ICC had debated and approved the current nomination process for the presidency and the vice-presidency.
Reaction to the announcement that Kristalina Georgieva would move from her World Bank vice-presidency to be Bulgaria's new Commissioner-designate was swift and positive, including from most of those who had excoriated the previous candidate.
Mr Brown Baroness Ashton would also hold the vice-presidency of the European Commission and the appointment would reaffirm Britain's influence in Europe.
His topics include apprenticeship for the presidency, the presidency as molded by the campaign and election, the president as chief legislator, the commander-in-chief, the vice-presidency and succession to the presidency, and the president as a national symbol.
Moreover, in recent years the vice-presidency has become more substantive.
McBeth, who was due to take over a FIFA vice-presidency this week, was accused of racism after claiming African nations had different ethics to the British "fair play" approach and "want to grab what they can".
Much like Ella Baker, a former Field Secretary and Director of Branches, Bolin adhered to the principles of "participatory democracy," and as such resented what she saw as the "contemptuous and scornful attitude on the part of the paid staff and a majority of the Board toward the NAACP Branches and people who work in the branches." (12) Throughout her membership and vice-presidency in the New York Branch she remained unequivocal in her support of the branches and her conviction that the NAACP adhere to its democratic principles within its own organizational structure, because as she saw it, "An authoritative set-up, whether Fascist, Communist, or NAACP is abhorrent." (13)
The council vice-presidency, however, is a springboard without a bounce - it matters to hardly anyone outside the council chambers.
Toni escaped from a predetermined history of family obligation and teenage pregnancy to become a social worker and Victoria, the dark-skinned daughter in a family of fair-skinned women, tries to use her white "trophy" husband and a vice-presidency at a bank to prove her worth.