executive


executive
01. She works as a senior [executive] in a large telecommunications firm.
02. Her husband is a senior bank [executive] with the Bank of Hong Kong.
03. They gave him an expensive [executive] briefcase as a gift on his fifth anniversary with the company.
04. Some [executive] members of the organization are calling for the resignation of the president.
05. The union [executive] expect its members will reject the company's latest offer.
06. She quit her job as an advertising [executive] for a major firm to open her own consulting business.
07. In the American political system, the [Executive] branch is headed by the President, who must be at least 35 years of age.
08. Each province in Argentina has its own government, with [executive], legislative, and judicial branches.
09. Japanese business [executive] Takashi Ishihara helped turned Nissan Motor Company into a world leader.
10. He is hoping to get an [executive] position with IBM.
11. Billionaire T. Boone Pickens once observed that chief [executives], who themselves own few shares of their companies, have no more feeling for the average stockholder than they do for baboons in Africa.
12. He is an important [executive] in a large multinational company and is extremely rich, but his family life is terrible because he is too busy to spend time with them.
13. Studies show that women and minorities are still under represented in the ranks of [executives] of the major North American corporations.
14. The government of Tanzania has an [executive] branch composed of a President and two Vice-Presidents.
15. Someone once joked that [executive] ability is a talent for deciding something quickly, and getting someone else to do it.

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