Synonyms of 'chairman'
a person who is in charge of a company's board of directors or a meetingI had done business with the company's chairman.
a person who is in charge of a company's board of directors or a meetingThe chairman declared the meeting open.
master of ceremonies
The general trend of nonsexist language is to find a term which can apply to both sexes equally, as in the use of actor to refer to both men and women. Chairman can seem inappropriate when applied to a woman, while chairwoman specifies gender, therefore the terms chair and chairperson are often preferred as alternatives.
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The new leader is the deputy chief of the territory's defence force.
a person or group responsible for the administration of a project or business
a senior bank executive
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Thesaurus for chairman from the Collins English Thesaurus