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CEO -- as in: she is CEO
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  • "I don’t personally know him, but his name is Gil Stabel and he is the CEO of a company called Fortiscom."
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • He was the anachronism at the Circle, the flashy CEO, and created conflicted feelings among many of the utopian young Circlers.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • The angel is on the leather couch in what must have been some CEO’s corner office.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • "New CEO of my old company," Will said, as the man finally departed with a wave.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You

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  • "We are as surprised as you are, and deeply saddened," a spokesman for Julian R. Eastman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the corporation, stated when informed that Westing’s body was found in his lakeside home.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • And none has served in a position of lower rank than chief executive officer of an interplanetary vessel.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • But at age seventy-four, the president, CEO, and commander in chief of this here army still has the power.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • He ran Novell, one of Silicon Valley’s most important software firms, and in 2001, he became the chief executive officer of Google.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Three decades later he had advanced to CEO and COO of the company.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • So, one fine morning I ascended the flight of granite steps, with the President’s commission in my pocket, and was introduced to the corps of gentlemen who were to aid me in my weighty responsibility as chief executive officer of the Custom-House.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter

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  • I wasn’t home two minutes when Sloane Hagen, a typical toned, BlackBerry-wired, Evian-swigging, fake blonde, belly-pierced daughter of a CEO and my real date for the dance, called my cell.
    Alex Flinn  --  Beastly
  • Zayd’s grandfather on his dad’s side (a patrician who was chairman and CEO of Commonwealth Edison Power) taught Zayd how to hunt.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • Among my CEO sample, almost a third were six foot two or taller.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • McCown had been CEO of the Boise Cascade company and built the corporation’s business from $100 million to $6 billion in six years, before it splintered and split apart.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • With Eve, too, the knowledge gained is of our mortality, and while that’s not quite the point of the Persephone story, it’s sort of unavoidable when she marries the CEO of the land of the dead.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • CEO,’ he admitted.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key
  • The Consul thought he had never seen the Senate CEO look so grim.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • And a man named Al Rich sends this: Steve, I’m the CEO of the Pearl River Piano Group America, Ltd.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • On the contrary, she had a real job, carrying out real investigations for Dragan Armansky, Milton’s CEO.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • Instead of exacerbating the issue, he invited Milton Security’s CEO to lunch.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • And it could be that the steel industry is just awaiting the CEO who can find gold in its mills.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • Roarke, president and CEO.
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • But in early 2002, the new CEO of the Chicago Public Schools, Arne Duncan, contacted the study’s authors.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • Arthur Blessing believed, our CEO, that true feeling flows upward from the streets, fully accessible to corporate adaptation.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • In 2005, Kay and I sold majority interest of Duck Commander to Korie and Willie, and Willie became the company’s CEO.
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander
  • Even though Phil started Duck Commander and is considered a legend by duck hunters everywhere, he was really never comfortable in the role of CEO.
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
  • Larry Sills, age 72, is nothing like what I imagined the CEO of one of America’s largest aftermarket auto-parts companies would look like.
    Adam Davidson  --  Making It in America
  • He wasn’t quite sure about his newest client, but when the CEO of Verizon calls and suggests that you arrange a meeting it was considered wise to do so.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • JEFFREY HOLLENDER is president and CEO of Seventh Generation, a producer of environmentally safe household products.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • Let me tell you something about these dudes: They never took over a company and, as CEO, artificially inflated the value of the stock and cashed out their own shares, bringing the company to the brink of bankruptcy, resulting in twenty thousand people losing their jobs while the CEO builds a home the size of a luxury hotel.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • His neatly clipped silver hair and tailored suits and unmitigating stare of eyes and trim old body said it all over in simple, clear language: Chief Executive Officer.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • He had spent just three years with the CPS—and never in a job important enough to have his own secretary—before becoming its CEO.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • President and CEO of Roarke Industries, established 2042.
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • You’re the CEO of a substantial industrial concern—two concerns, actually.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • Nathaniel asks of the Pearl River CEO, his face pinched with doubt.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • James Raskob, President, CEO and Chief Engineer of AMTAC had managed to keep the company together, with a lot of layoffs, admittedly, despite the bad times.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • He’s not the CEO of anything.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • Fifteen years later he became CEO.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • I polled about half of the companies on the Fortune 500 list—the list of the largest corporations in the United States—asking each company questions about its CEO.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Hassan unfolded the paper, and Colin leaned in to read the caption: FORTISCOM CEO DIES IN PLANE CRASH.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • A week earlier she had had lunch with the CEO of the biggest media company in Sweden.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • The fleet movements were detectable as soon as the ships used their Hawking drives, and if the Consul were the spy, the CEO’s revelation might be a way to scare him off.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • The CEO had explained that if the salary offer was the reason for her hesitation, she was probably in a position to negotiate an even higher figure.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • This is a once-in-a-lifetime offer, the CEO had said.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • CEO Gladstone and many others considered Kassad and the other FORCE commanders as saviors.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Martin Vanger appeared diligent in his capacity as CEO of the Vanger Corporation.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • In 1976 I retired and Martin took over as CEO.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • It took no great analytical skill to conclude that the corporate CEO was a man with problems.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • The parsonage used to be here, but that building was destroyed by a fire in the seventies, and Martin built this house in 1978 when he took over as CEO.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Not during the parades and parties of graduation, nor as the class marched in a final Olympian review before the Hegemony CEO, saluting from his red-lit levitation deck.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
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