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EXECUTIVE, government. That power in the government which causes the laws to be executed and obeyed: it is usually. confided to the hands of the chief magistrate; the president of the United States is invested with this authority under the national government; and the governor of each state has the executive power in his hands.
     2. The officer in whom is vested the executive power is also called the executive.
     3. The Constitution of the United States directs that "the executive power shall be vested in a president of the United States of America." Art. 2, s. 1. Vide Story, Const. B. 3, c. 36.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Reiss described the value of the audience of 10,000 CEOs who receive the magazine: "There are only 4,379 companies listed on the NYSE and NASDAQ, with a combined market capitalization of over $15 trillion, which is larger than America's GDP of $14.9 trillion.
"We'll see less migration out of the specialties because those who have wanted to leave and had the capital will have done so," says the CEO.
Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604-2994; 312/435-3500, FAX: 312/341-3392 E-mail: rjel50@cbot.com Web site: www.cbot.com CEO: Bernard Dean CFO: Glen Johnson Dir, Mktg: Dennis Collins Dir, Mkt Research: Dave Lehman Dir, Mkt Research: Fred Seamon Dir, Mkt Research: Lewis Hagedorn Comms Dir: Maria Gemskie Product Mgr: Rich Jelinek Product Mgr: Jeff Campbell Product Mgr: Brenda Tucker Ad agency: Trungale Egan & Associates
Arnold, president and CEO, Citizens Equity First Credit Union (CEFCU), Peoria, Illinois
Gemunder: President, CEO and Director Omnicare Inc.
For example, when you begin an audit, it's normal to speak with the CEO about the nature and extent of the audit work.
Latin America's Super CEOs, a lineup of the 40 executives who are faster than speeding inflation, more powerful than labor unions and able to leap large devaluations in a single bound.
39, Owner, Chairman & CEO, Continental Basketball Association.
But what does leadership mean, and how can a CEO provide it?
The CEO advised community policing officers that unless reassigned for promotion or lateral transfer to another division, they could expect to remain assigned to their neighborhoods for a minimum of 2 years.
2007--Mary Sammons Chairman, President, CEO and Jim Mastrian Special Advisor on Corporate Strategy, Rite Aid
New York Life, for example, declined to join its insurance industry peers in shifting to a financial services focus for fear of moving into a soon-to-be commoditizing sector, said Sy Sternberg, chairman and CEO of the insurer.