One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The person who is in overall charge of the running of an organization or business.‘he is the managing director of an engineering firm’
- ‘The discrepancy was attributed to the fact that managing directors had consistently over-estimated their profits in their annual management reports to head office.’
- ‘He joined the company in 2002 as managing director.’
- ‘All managing directors in the South-East Asian, African, and Pacific regions were invited to attend the Sydney meeting.’
- ‘Through the years, his role grew from board president to company manager, ballet school administrator, and finally managing director.’
- ‘Higgins, managing director since 1938, died in 1941, and Blythe succeeded him.’
- ‘In a move thought to be related, the company's managing director, David Newton, has left the company.’
- ‘The managing directors and the senior management group from head office assembled to explain the rationale of the business planning model.’
- ‘The view held by the managing directors was that head office did not value research, development, or management training.’
- ‘In May 2000, he was named managing director of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.’
- ‘"This will be a springboard to creating exciting arts programs in future years," says Clay, the Big Apple Fest's co-founder and managing director.’
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