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board chairman

chairman of the board

noun
1.
the chief officer of a business corporation, elected by its board of directors and charged with the supervision and management of high-level affairs of the company, as making corporate policy or approving actions of the president and vice presidents.
Also called board chairman.
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  • Humphrey Goode, the company attorney, who doubles as board chairman.

    Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper
  • "You were Lane Fleming's attorney, and board chairman of his company," Rand said.

    Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper

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