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It should be no different for senior executives or chief executives. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It is also the result of demand from academy chains with executive heads supervising the work of head teachers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It remains to be seen how the new chief executive, will fare. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has said that he would give key jobs to military generals, business executives and possibly family members. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A new chief executive would have carte blanche to reset the payment in accordance with those expected lower earnings. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Getting more women into executive positions is the next big challenge for business, and there is absolutely no room for complacency. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A business executive who worked as a youth football coach has been suspended from working in the game by the governing body. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He worked his way up to become chief executive of its UK business. Times, Sunday Times (2017)One party source said that the cancellation at short notice of a national executive committee meeting on Monday gave a signal that there were problems. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He became group chief executive when the company went public. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Executives say that the business has not suffered too badly relative to the competition in recent weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Do the responsible executives pay the fines? Times, Sunday Times (2009)The implementation of policy and objectives should then be left to the executive parts of the organization. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)She began looking for a chief executive position at a smaller company. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The options are to become more executive flats or do food. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The remuneration committee then decides where its executive should fit. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His job as a bank executive is demanding and fairly stressful. Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)Buyers tend to be wealthy chief executives and business people. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The grand buildings and knighted executives are merely part of the image. The Sun (2013)We also recommended term limits on members of the executive committee and the publication of the individual compensation of key persons. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Only three executives lost their jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Neither of the other two branches of the federal government can match the executive branch in its command of the national agenda. Peril and Promise: A Commentary on America (1990)The chain 's executives could offer no explanation except that fewer people were buying clothes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That gap has prompted some in Europe to argue for quotas for female executives on boards. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are far fewer female senior executives in Germany than there are here. Times, Sunday Times (2012)For that we can thank the greed and irresponsibility of bankers, chief executives and remuneration committees. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Perhaps service can be added to the responsibilities of an existing executive who's responsible for quality. Total Customer Service (The Ultimate Weapon) (1990)The new salary is 25 per cent less than his current job as executive chair. The Sun (2010)Still, he was shocked by the gap between board and executive views of effectiveness. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He is also planning to hire a new chief executive to handle the day-to-day running of the club. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The investigations sparked dozens of arrests and two dozen guilty pleas from hedge fund managers, executives and industry consultants. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Figure 17.3 shows a high increase in the use of recruitment consultancies and smaller increases in the use of employment agencies and executive search consultants. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)The chain 's chief executive said that people still wanted leading brands, despite difficult times. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Union executives, who also want to see school league tables abolished, meet next week to decide whether to press ahead. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'executive'
British English: executive /ɪɡˈzɛkjʊtɪv/ NOUN
An executive is someone employed by a company at a senior level.
...an advertising executive.
- American English: executive
- Arabic: مُدِير مدير
- Brazilian Portuguese: executivo
- Chinese: 管理人员
- Croatian: rukovoditelj
- Czech: vedoucí pracovník
- Danish: leder
- Dutch: leidinggevend persoon
- European Spanish: ejecutivo
- Finnish: johtaja yhtiön
- French: cadre emploi
- German: leitender Angestellter
- Greek: στέλεχος εταιρεία
- Italian: dirigente
- Japanese: エグゼクティブ
- Korean: 실행위원
- Norwegian: direktør
- Polish: kierownik
- European Portuguese: executivo
- Romanian: director
- Russian: член правления
- Spanish: ejecutivo
- Swedish: verkställande
- Thai: ผู้บริหาร
- Turkish: yönetici
- Ukrainian: виконавчий
- Vietnamese: chuyên viên
British English: executive ADJECTIVE
The executive sections and tasks of an organization are concerned with the making of decisions and with ensuring that decisions are carried out.
A successful job search needs to be as well organised as any other executive task.
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