A vice president (British English - government: vice-president; business: director) is an officer in government or business who is below a president (managing director) in rank. The name comes from the Latin vice meaning 'in place of'. In some countries, the vice president is called the deputy president. A common colloquial term for the office is vee-pee, deriving from a phonetic interpretation of the abbreviation VP.
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... Zschiegner most recently was vice president of Global Product Management and Applications at First Solar, where he focused on solutions for emerging markets, balance-of-system and module ... appointed Karl Steigele to the position of President COO ...
... a combined ticket representing the entire Pan-Blue Coalition with Lien Chan for president and James Soong for vice president ... it was thought to be difficult for the two men to agree upon who would run for president and who would run for vice president ... of Lien in 2000 and was thought to be much more charismatic than Lien, he ended up running for vice president ...
... clubs as well as other organizations, one or multiple Vice Presidents are elected by the members of the organization ... When multiple vice presidents are elected, the positions are usually numbered to prevent confusion as to who may preside or succeed to the office of ... In some cases vice presidents are given titles due to their specific responsibilities, for example Vice President of Operations, Finance, etc ...
... Gary Marsh is President and Chief Creative Officer for Disney Channel Worldwide, where he develops and produces Disney Channel Original Series, Disney Channel Original Movies and ... He was made Vice President eight months later and in 1994, became Senior Vice President ... In 1999, he was promoted to Executive Vice President and in 2001, Marsh assumed the role of Executive Vice President, Original Programming and Production, Disney Channel ...
... votes are the Speaker of the British House of Commons and the Vice President of the United States (in his constitutional capacity as President of the United States Senate) ... An example is the Vice President of the United States, who may exercise his casting vote in the Senate according to his party affiliation or according to his own personal beliefs ... By virtue of the Vice President's casting vote, when the Senate as elected is equally divided between two parties, the Vice President's party automatically becomes the official majority party in the Senate ...
Famous quotes containing the words president and/or vice:
“Its given new meaning to me of the scientific term black hole.”
—Don Logan, U.S. businessman, president and chief executive of Time Inc. His response when asked how much his company had spent in the last year to develop Pathfinder, Time Inc.S site on the World Wide Web. Quoted in New York Times, p. D7 (November 13, 1995)
“My Poynz, I cannot frame me tune to fayne,
To cloke the trothe for praisse withowt desart,
Of them that lyst all vice for to retayne.
I cannot honour them that settes their part
With Venus and Baccus all theire lyf long;
Nor holld my pece of them allthoo I smart.”
—Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503?1542)