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Company Structure

1Accounts Dept.n. department responsible for administering a company's financial affairs
2A.G.M.UKabbr. Annual General Meeting of a company's shareholders
3board of directorsn. group of people chosen to establish policy for and control a company
4chairmanUKn. person who heads a Board of Directors; head of a company; chairperson
5directorn. a member of the board of directors
6executive officerUSn. person managing the affairs of a corporation - chief executive officer n.
7headquartersn. a company's principal or main office or centre of control
8managern. person responsible for day-to-day running of a dept.; executive officerUS
9managing directorUKn. senior director after the chairman responsible for day-to-day direction
10Marketing Dept.n. department that puts goods on market, inc. packaging, advertising etc
11organisation chartn. a table or plan showing a company's structure graphically
12Personnel Dept.n. department responsible for recruitment and welfare of staff or employees
13presidentUSn. the highest executive officer of a company; head of a company
14Production Dept.n. department responsible for physical creation of product
15Purchasing Dept.n. department responsible for finding and buying everything for a company
16R & D Departmentn. department responsible for Research and Development of (new) products
17receptionn. the place where visitors and clients report on arrival at a company
18Sales Departmentn. department responsible for finding customers and making sales
19shareholdern. person who holds or owns shares in or a part of a company or corporation
20vice presidentUSn. any of several executive officers, each responsible for a separate division

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