captain of industry (ˈkæptɪn əv ˈɪndəstrɪ)
- the chief executive or owner of a large and important company ⇒
Captains of industry have warned that the government's policy could harm British business.
Example Sentences Including 'captain of industry'
A few grey hairs may do wonders for a would-be captain of industry 's prospects.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
And did this great captain of industry speak to his wife each night like Michel spoke to me?
Mr Goodwin is hardly the first captain of industry to be spotlighted over his travel arrangements.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
Sir John Coe came down the front steps to greet us as befitted the captain of industry playing host in his country seat.
There wasn't a world leader or captain of industry in the top five.
The Mercury, Sunday Tasmanian (2004)
This would make him the highest paid `` captain of industry ' not only in Australia, but also in Britain.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2005)
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