Meaning of “chief information officer” in the English Dictionary

"chief information officer" in Business English

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chief information officernoun [ C ]

uk us abbreviation CIO WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT

the person who is in charge of the department that deals with the computer systems in a company or organization:

As chief information officer he was responsible for the company's policy on employees' use of social networking sites in the workplace.

the person in charge of giving out information about a company or organization to the public:

The chief information officer sent out a press release about several new products.

(Definition of “chief information officer” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)