Definition of CEO in English:


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Pronunciation: /siːiːˈəʊ


  • A chief executive officer, the highest-ranking person in a company or other institution, ultimately responsible for taking managerial decisions.
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    • The foundation takes in $26 million per year and its CEO makes over $300,000 per year.
    • In June 2001, he became CEO, leading the company through its initial public offering.
    • Half of the more than 2,200 CEOs surveyed got even bigger raises.

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