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CEO

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌsiːiːˈəʊ/
MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE abbreviation for Chief Executive Officer: the main person responsible for managing a company, who is sometimes also the company's president or chairman of the board: Selling and Administrative units are headed-up by Senior Vice Presidents who report directly to the CEO.
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