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It was Soapy's design to assume the role of the despicable and execrated "masher.
He seemed content, at this stage in their conversation, to assume the role of listener.
In conjunction with Thompson's resignation, the company's chief financial officer Shannon Greene will assume the role of interim CEO.
Following Michael Spicer's decision to retire as chairman of the Anglo American South Africa (AASA) Board, Mark Cutifani, CEO of Anglo American, will assume the role of chairman.
Kolsrud will assume the role of president of Global Hygiene Supply Personal Care.
Option 2- development phase- detailed project engineering manager: Client assume the role of engineering manager ass.
1, 2014, he will assume the role of president and CEO for one year, when he will transition to the role of president and CEO of Vermeer Corporation.
1, 2014, Jason will assume the role of president and chief operating officer for one year, when he will transition to the role of president and chief executive officer of Vermeer.
15 -- Jenny Levy will assume the role of Vice President, CSR.
Bank of Italy governor Mario Draghi has informed Italy's Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, that Fabrizio Saccomanni would be his favoured candidate to assume the role of new head of Italian Central Bank when he steps down, Dow Jones has reported, citing reports by Italian media.
After that he will assume the role of deputy CEO, and will remain a member of the Corporate Executive Team until he retires in 2010, at the latest.