chief operating officer

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Noun1.chief operating officer - the corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firmchief operating officer - the corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firm; reports to a board of directors; may appoint other managers (including a president)
business executive, corporate executive - an executive in a business corporation
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When Chief Operating Officers were asked their projections for greater San Francisco Bay/Silicon Valley area employment in 2006, they were very optimistic.
Eighty-one Chief Operating Officers in the greater San Francisco Bay/Silicon Valley Area participated in this survey conducted in person and by email and telephone from December 7, 2005 thought January 20, 2006 by the Chief Operating Officer Business Forum (COO Forum).
All Presidents and Chief Operating Officers as well as the two Executive Vice Presidents will continue to report directly to Mr.
Randy Williamson, currently President and Chief Operating Officer of the Dairy Products Division (Canada), has advised the Company that he will be retiring from his current position as of April 1st, 2006.
Jean-Michel DHENAIN and Michel LANDEL, currently Vice Presidents of the Executive Committee, have been appointed Presidents and Chief Operating Officers by the Board of Directors at its meeting on 12 June.
Nasdaq: CMGI), the diversified Internet operating company, today announced a pair of executive officer appointments - newly named Chief Financial and Chief Operating officers - that together strengthen the foundation of CMGI's operating organization.
The President's Management Council, a panel of federal chief operating officers created seven years ago to take a leadership role in working with the Administration to improve the performance of government, is a vital and effective leadership organization that should be continued, a new report commissioned by The PricewaterhouseCoopers Endowment for the Business of Government finds.
They have been effectively functioning as the chief executive and chief operating officers since they joined the company.
6, 1998--SAFECO announced today that, in addition to their positions as senior vice presidents of SAFECO's property and casualty insurance companies, Donald Chapman, William Thomas and Dale Lauer have been named chief operating officers of SAFECO's three property and casualty enterprises.
Siewert as Chief Operating Officers of Consumer Imaging, Kodak's largest business.
Kettig will continue in his current posts as chief operating officer of American Independence Corp.
In North America, Dick Macedonia was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in June.

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