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chief executive

Corporate Governance

executive ultimately responsible for firm's management the person with overall responsibility for ensuring that the daily operations of an organization run efficiently and for carrying out strategic plans. The chief executive of an organization normally sits on the board of directors. In a limited company, he or she is usually known as a managing director.

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Definitions of ’chief executive’ and meaning of ’chief executive’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’chief executive’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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