Meaning of “CEO” in the English Dictionary

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abbreviation for chief executive officer

(Definition of “CEO” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"CEO" in Business English

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CEOnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌsiːiːˈəʊ/ us

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.

(Definition of “CEO” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)