What is executive?

  • (noun): A person responsible for the administration of a business.
    Synonyms: executive director
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on executive:

Virginia Tech Corps Of Cadets - Organization - Cadet Regiment
... Regimental Commander (Cadet Colonel, 6 Gold Chevrons) Regimental Executive Officer (Cadet Lieutenant Colonel, 5 Gold Chevrons w/ Star underneath) S-1 (Cadet Major, 5 Gold ...
Supreme Court Of The United States - Criticism
... was a proper use of Supreme Court power to check the executive branch ... the federal courts, especially the Supreme Court." Courts are poor check on executive power ... the Supreme Court) act as checks on the Executive and Legislative branches he argues that because the courts must wait, sometimes for years, for cases to wend their way through the system, their ability to restrain ...
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2006) 1937 – Derek Fowlds, English actor 1937 – Peter Ueberroth, American sport executive 1938 – Mary Jo Catlett, American actress 1938 – Clarence Felder, American actor 1938 – Giuliano Gemma ... American singer (Martha and the Vandellas) 1943 – Glen Sather, Canadian ice hockey player and executive 1943 – Joe Simon, American singer-songwriter and producer 1944 – Janet Simpson. 1951 – Jon Feltheimer, American film executive 1951 – Michael Gray, American actor 1951 – Mark Harmon, American actor 1951 – Mik Kaminski, English ...
Gold Coast (British Colony) - History - Nationalism - Politics of The Independence Movements
... In addition to giving the Executive Council a large majority of African ministers, it created an assembly, half the elected members of which were to come from ... Executive power remained in British hands, and the legislature was tailored to permit control by traditionalist interests ... of prime minister was created and the Executive Council became the cabinet ...
Jacques-Charles Dupont De L'Eure - Biography - Second Republic
... On 4 May, he resigned in order to make way for the Executive Commission, which he declined to join ... of France 24 February 1848 – 6 May 1848 Succeeded by Executive Commission Chairman of the Provisional Government of the French Republic 24 February 1848 – 6 May 1848 Heads of State of France Styled ...

More definitions of "executive":

  • (noun): Someone who manages a government agency or department.
    Synonyms: administrator
  • (adj): Having the function of carrying out plans or orders etc..
    Example: "The executive branch"
  • (noun): Persons who administer the law.

Famous quotes containing the word executive:

    More than ten million women march to work every morning side by side with the men. Steadily the importance of women is gaining not only in the routine tasks of industry but in executive responsibility. I include also the woman who stays at home as the guardian of the welfare of the family. She is a partner in the job and wages. Women constitute a part of our industrial achievement.
    Herbert Hoover (1874–1964)

    It’s 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)

    When you give power to an executive you do not know who will be filling that position when the time of crisis comes.
    Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961)