What is the difference between a CEO and a President?
The CEO differs from the president in that the former is in charge of carrying out the long and medium-term goals of the company while the latter concerns himself with its day-to-day operations. It is the CEO's job, then, to see to it that the company makes as much profit as possible by conceptualizing a workable (and profitable) long-term plan of action and applying cost-efficient policies and techniques, sound sales and marketing strategies, and performance-optimizing initiatives. As for the president, it is his job to ensure that the company machinery (people and equipment) runs efficiently like a well-oiled machine.
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CEO (Chief Executive Officer) - Is charged with managing the executive team and is thus accountable for the successes and failures of the entire company. Everything a company does has to be broken down into manageable tiers or tangents of responsibility. It is the job of the CEO to make sure that th…e directives of the board are carried out such that the goals of the company and the image of the company are met in a reasonable amount of time. COO (Chief Operating Officer) - Is charged with maintaining the companies structure and size. Reports to the CEO and has to be involved with all aspects of the CEO's job in order to advise and make decisions that are within the scope of ability or to make changes that will allow the company to reach new thresholds. COO must work closely with the CFO in order to ensure budgets can handle change when making any adjustments within the operation. Not all companies are large enough to need someone in both roles. Often times a person who is labeled a CEO might do a job that seems a lot more like the job of the COO. Example: a small distribution company with a single location might have a CEO/Owner who's sole function is to ensure that the operations run smoothly day in and day out. In contrast a multi-location advertising firm needs CEO - COO - Location managers and several other executives to absorb all of the duties and different fields of expertize in order to maintain itself. The COO is in charge of managing the companies locations and the main hub so that all needs are met. It is the job of the board in larger companies and the owner in smaller companies to decide which of these positions are needed if any at all. (MORE)
A CEO is the Chief Executive Officer, an MD is a Managing Director. The Chief Executive Officer is usually the owner of the business and outlines the companies goals and how he/she wants it to perform. The Managing Director is then the one who comes up with strategy plans and runs the workforce i…n order to meet the Cheif Executive Officer's orders. In some companies the Chief Executive Officer and the Managing Director are the same person, however this usually in smaller companies, but there have been instances in large corporations where they are also the same person- but this is rare. An example of a time when this occured in a large corporation would be that of Sir Reginal Miles Ansett's running of Ansett Airlines of Australia. (MORE)
The main difference is that a King (or Queen) is an inherited position, whereas a president or prime minister is an elected position. You are thus born into the monarchy (a new king is generally chosen by being the eldest son of the previous king, for example); but presidents or prime ministers can …come from any family or station in life, and they run (or stand) for office, getting elected by popular vote. Years ago, kings and queens were much more powerful; they made the decisions and were feared throughout the country. Today, in many countries, monarchs are mainly symbolic figures, and the power rests with the congress (or parliament) and the political leader-- whether a president or a prime minister. (MORE)
The president has more power, and generally more control of the whole nation, while a governor generally has control of his/her state of rule.
CEO and MD can be the Same Person, if the Company decides (small Co.) In a Big Corporation CEO (Chief Executive Officer) is at the Top and MD(Managing Director) is in a Lower Position, sometimes appointed by the Board of Directors, depending upon the Company Articles and MOA
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The words vice president and deputy president are usedinterchangeably. Both roles involve advising the president of theassociation and acting on their behalf in their absence.
The Basics Of Corporate Structure . by Investopedia Staff , ( Investopedia.com ) ( Contact Author | Biography ) Story Tools . Email Article . Print Article . Comments . RSS . CEOs , CFOs , presidents and vice presidents: what's the difference? With the changing corporate horizon, it …has become increasingly difficult to keep track of what people do and where they stand on the corporate ladder. Should we be paying more attention to news relating to the CFO or the vice president? What exactly do they do? Corporate governance is one of the main reasons that these terms exist. The evolution of public ownership has created a separation between ownership and management. Before the 20th century, many companies were small, family owned and family run. Today, many are large international conglomerates that trade publicly on one or many global exchanges . In an attempt to create a corporation where stockholders' interests are looked after, many firms have implemented a two-tier corporate hierarchy. On the first tier is the board of governors or directors : these individuals are elected by the shareholders of the corporation . On the second tier is the upper management: these individuals are hired by the board of governors. Let's begin by taking a closer look at the board of governors and what its members do. Board of Directors Elected by the shareholders, the board of directors is made up of two types of representatives. The first type involves individuals chosen from within the company. This can be a CEO, CFO, manager or any other person who works for the company on a daily basis. The other type of representative is chosen externally and is considered to be independent from the company. The role of the board is to monitor the managers of a corporation, acting as an advocate for stockholders. In essence, the board of directors tries to make sure that shareholders' interests are well served. Board members can be divided into three categories: . Chairman - Technically the leader of the corporation, the chairman of the board is responsible for running the board smoothly and effectively. His or her duties typically include maintaining strong communication with the chief executive officer and high-level executives, formulating the company's business strategy, representing management and the board to the general public and shareholders, and maintaining corporate integrity. A chairman is elected from the board of governors. . Inside Directors - These directors are responsible for approving high-level budgets prepared by upper management, implementing and monitoring business strategy, and approving core corporate initiatives and projects. Inside directors are either shareholders or high-level management from within the company. Inside directors help provide internal perspectives for other board members. These individuals are also referred to as executive directors if they are part of company's management team. . Outside Directors - While having the same responsibilities as the inside directors in determining strategic direction and corporate policy, outside directors are different in that they are not directly part of the management team. The purpose of having outside directors is to provide unbiased and impartial perspectives on issues brought to the board. . Management Team As the other tier of the company, the management team is directly responsible for the day-to-day operations (and profitability) of the company. . Chief Executive Officer (CEO) - As the top manager, the CEO is typically responsible for the entire operations of the corporation and reports directly to the chairman and board of directors. It is the CEO's responsibility to implement board decisions and initiatives and to maintain the smooth operation of the firm, with the assistance of senior management. Often, the CEO will also be designated as the company's president and therefore also be one of the inside directors on the board (if not the chairman). . Chief Operations Officer (COO) - Responsible for the corporation's operations, the COO looks after issues related to marketing, sales, production and personnel. More hands-on than the CEO, the COO looks after day-to-day activities while providing feedback to the CEO. The COO is often referred to as a senior vice president. . Chief Finance Officer (CFO) - Also reporting directly to the CEO, the CFO is responsible for analyzing and reviewing financial data, reporting financial performance, preparing budgets and monitoring expenditures and costs. The CFO is required to present this information to the board of directors at regular intervals and provide this information to shareholders and regulatory bodies such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Also usually referred to as a senior vice resident, the CFO routinely checks the corporation's financial health and integrity. . How Does This Affect Your Investment? Together, management and the board of governors have the ultimate goal of maximizing shareholder value. In theory, management looks after the day-to-day operations, and the board ensures that shareholders are adequately represented. But the reality is that many boards are made up of management. When you are researching a company, it's always a good idea to see if there is a good balance between internal and external board members. Other good signs are the separation of CEO and chairman roles and a variety of professional expertise on the board from accountants, lawyers and executives. It's not uncommon to see boards that are comprised of the current CEO (who is chairman), the CFO and the COO, along with the retired CEO, family members, etc. This does not necessarily signal that a company is a bad investment, but, as a shareholder, you should question whether or not such a corporate structure is in your best interests. from http://www.investopedia.com/articles/basics/03/022803.asp?partner=answers . (MORE)
Normally a Director is the level directly under the Vice President and President, however some corporations have differing job desriptons than the norm.. Normally a Director is the level directly under the Vice President and President, however some corporations have differing job desriptons than th…e norm. (MORE)
Chairman is the chief of board of directors which is the highest policy making body in a company. MD is appointed by chairman to look after day to day activities of the company
A President is a Head of State while a Prime Minister is a Head of Government. In countries that don't have a Prime Minister, the President may also be Head of Government. A Head of State typically signs legislation (with or without a veto), conducts diplomatic relations, presents national honours, …appoints officials and serves various ceremonial purposes. A Head of Government is typically in charge of organizing and directing government policy. The relationship between the two varies depending on the country, sometimes with the Head of State clearly in charge with a subordinate Head of Government, through various degrees of power sharing, down to the Head of State being entirely ceremonial and all power belonging to the Head of Government. (MORE)
MD Managing director is the term used for the chief executive of many limited companies in the United Kingdom, Commonwealth and some other English speaking countries. The title reflects their role as both a member of the Board of Directors but also as the senior manager. CEO A Chief Executive …Officer (CEO), or Chief Executive, is the highest-ranking corporate officer, administrator, corporate administrator, executive, or executive officer, in charge of total management of a corporation, company, organization or agency. (MORE)
a president is only one in the country but a mayor are in every town of that certain place in the country
There is a very big difference between president and actingpresident. The president is the leader full-time and the actingpresident just steps in when needed.
The executive vice president(EVP) is higher than the vice president(VP). As well there is a senior vice president(SVP) that's in between the EVP & VP. But they are just titles especially on a sports team. If u are the EVP of marketing or VP of marketing there's no difference on what you do just on w…ho you report to (MORE)
A president is generally the leader of an entire country. A governor is generally the leader of a state. Thus, while a governor has power at the local level, the president has power at the national level. . President is a federal job, making him in control of all 50 states as a whole. Governor is …a state thing, he is voted for by only his state, and has no affect on states other then his own. (MORE)
Jefferson wanted an agrarian society which both would probably have supported however Washington may have preferred a stronger central government. He was a lead from the front guy compared to the more Intlelectual Jefferson. Both were what is best called Gentlemen Farmers, owners of large plantation…s and numerous slaves. (MORE)
\nThe president is chief of command, and so allows him or her to declare war. The everyday man or woman are unable to do that.
The CEO is a company's top decision-maker, and all other executives answer to him or her. The CEO typically delegates many of the tactical responsibilities to other managers, focusing instead on strategic issues, such as which markets to enter, how to take on the competition, and which companies t…o form partnerships with. This is in contrast to the chief operating officer or president , who oversees day-to-day operations and logistics. The CEO is ultimately accountable to the board of directors for the company's performance.. The chairman of a company is the head of its board of directors. The board is elected by shareholders and is responsible for protecting investors' interests, such as the company's profitability and stability. It usually meets several times a year to set long-term goals, review financial results, evaluate the performance of high-level managers, and vote on important strategic moves proposed by the CEO. Directors appoint--and can fire--upper-level managers such as the CEO and president. The chairman typically wields substantial power in setting the board's agenda and determining the outcome of votes. But he or she does not necessarily play an active role in everyday management. The balance of power between the CEO and the chairman varies widely from company to company. Because the CEO cannot make major moves without the board's assent, and his or her job security depends on their satisfaction, the chairman of the board is technically his or her superior. And an active chairman may use this power to effectively become the co-head--and ultimate boss--of the corporation. But most chairmen are not so involved, which leaves the CEO with considerable flexibility in running the company. The CEO can also affect the composition of the board of directors through his or her selection of senior executives, many of whom are guaranteed board seats by company bylaws. Sometimes--as was the case with Gates until Thursday, and is still the case with Case and Levin at their current companies--the chairman and CEO are the same person.. Case and Levin have not yet outlined how they will divide leadership responsibilities. However, the press release announcing the AOL-Time Warner merger says that Case will play "an active role" in leading the company and that Levin will work "closely with Mr. Case" in setting its strategy. Most analysts interpret this to mean that Case, as chairman, will use his power to its fullest, giving him an upper hand over Levin. (MORE)
A president is usually elected to office and serves for a set term. A dictator usually takes control of a country by power and eliminating his opponents. He serves until he dies or is killed.
A president is a person that has been voted by an election by the people.A dictator is a person that dominates a country/place by brute force. Technically, in the mind of the average person, a president can be a good guy and a dictator can be a bad guy. This is the only information I know so fa…r, so some facts may be incorrect. (MORE)
A pharaoh has full power over his kingdom, with the only thing in his way is his people's wills. The president's orders can be overridden by other parts of the government because the law states that people have the freedom of SPEECH!
president Nixon fired the 1st CEO ,the ceo owned an food delivering company and because the food was shipped after the experation date it grew old causing more 100 people to die of food poisining. HOG WASH!!! Nixon never fired any CEO of any private company, what are you smoking?. The short and si…mple answer to this question is: BARACK HUSSAIN OBAMA (MORE)
A mayor is the leader of a city or town. A president is the leader of a country.
Just different titles bit same job as both report to a board but run the company primarily
Within a larger commercial company are many upper managementpositions. Depending on the company the President could also be theCEO. However, the CEO never outranks the President.
A knight was nobility and the President is elected by the people of the country.
Kings have royalty and are born kings or queens but rarely control the country itself...while presidents are elected and have a major role in the land itself
A King rules a country and a President comes after the king so the King is higher than the president and the king also owns the land/kingdom.country wateva
A CEO is the companies main boss-go on trips inicializes meeting and stuff like that. A general manager does smaller work such as holds the meetings, tells people what and takes small trips unlike the CEO.
'President' is more of a general term for somebody presiding over something while 'Prime Minister' is almost exclusively used for particular types of government. .
The president head of the federal executive branch of government whereas the governor is the head of the state executive branch of government.
The CEO is the Chief Executive Officer, ultimately responsible for the running of a business.
The new CEO for BP since October 2010 is Bob Dudley (born September 14, 1955). He succeeded outgoing CEO Tony Hayward, mainly as a result of financial losses related to the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which occurred in the Gulf of Mexico in the spring of 2010. Dudley was the BP official in charg…e of environmental restoration following the spill. (MORE)
A Pharaoh ruled over his Egyptians and a president was in charge of the United States for a temporary time
the u.s president is all powerful and is not answerable to anyone while the indian president is constitutionallybound by the advice of council of minister
In the US government the President is higher, but in a company the CEO is the highest. In order to clarify this it should be noted that the office of CEO does not exist in the US Government. Also, in the business world a person can be both the CEO, Chief Executive Officer and President.
I suppose this would depend on the organization. In many cases, the vice-presidents serve at the discretion of the CEO and can be asked to resign by the CEO.
Entrepreneur is a person that creates new ventures and is his orher own boss. A CEO is an executive employee of a company, thatoversees the whole business machine.
The President and CEO or Berkshire Bank is currently Michael P. Daly, who became the CEO in October of 2002. It appears that he now has a questionable reputation.
President is an English word which refers to an elected official, and Fuhrer is a German word (meaning leader) which refers to an absolute dictator.
a dictator rules. what ever he says goes. a president is elected by the people for a limited amount of time.
Herbert Hoover was probably the president who was closest to being a CEO. He managed his own company. Jimmy Carter also ran his own small business. George Washington did a lot more on his plantation than raise crops but people would not call him a CEO.
The President does not have all the power in the U.S.A and the Queen does have all the power.
Beginning in 1804, the electors have to clearly show in separate lists what votes are for president and what votes are for vice president. Before 1804 there was no vice presidential election. Each elector would vote for two people for president, and whoever came in second became the vice president.
It depends on the hierarchy structure of the corporation. It also depends on the country. There is actually nothing that says which is higher-up than the other - many corporations decide that the President has ultimate authority, other corporations decide that the CEO has ultimate authority. It…'s so confusing, that to avoid confusion in most companies, the CEO and President are actually the same person. Look at the official documented hierarchy structure for the corporation you are asking about. (MORE)
The president has 100% veto power and can shut down anything. The vice president has 3/4 veto power. A vice presidential veto can be overridden by a 75% vote of the house or senate.
First of all, we will split these three offices/ranks into two categories: Offices, and Rank(s). "General" is a term for the highest ranking person in the Military, thus it is a rank. Presidents and Governors are not "ranks" but rather "offices", because they are not necessarily involved in the Mili…tary (although governors often have to adjust taxes for the military and presidents have to decide which wars to get involved in, among other things). Generals have four "Phases" or "types", the one star, two star, three star, and four star. One star, the lowest, is a Brigadier General, Two stars is a Major General, Three is Lieutenant General, and 4 stars is simply General. As for Presidents, there are many different countries that use Presidents, although some use Prime Ministers (which are basically the same thing). The President signs laws and negotiates to fix problems with a country. A Governor pretty much does the same thing as a president, just on a smaller scale. Governors only do this on a state level, versus presidents which do this on a National level. (MORE)
In general terms, a CEO in the corporate sector is deemed to be the Chief Operating Officer of an established company. When speaking in terms of Entrepreneurial terms, this generally is a situation in a new "start up" enterprise.
Monarchs serve for life, but Presidents have to be elected and canonly serve two terms. Monarchs usually inherit their position fromthe old monarch whereas any native born citizen who lives in thecountry 14 years and is 35 could be president. The power a monarchhas depends on the country. Most are l…imited by a Constitution andhave a Parliament which has to be dealt with. The President hasmore power than most modern monarchs. However there are still afew, mostly in the Near East, who have absolute power. They can dowhatever they wish; their only fear is a revolution. BothPresidents and monarchs are heads of state and live in the capital. (MORE)