What does CEO stand for?

Chief executive officer

An acronym that represents the highest corporate officer; responsible for managing an organization that is for-profit; submits to the authority of the organization's board of directors.


I respect Ronald Johnson for what he tried to do as CEO but it obviously didn't work.

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Updated January 21, 2015

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