chairman
noun
  1. a person who is in charge of a meeting

    Example

    Mr Howard was chairman or acted as chairman

  2. a person who presides over the board meetings of a company

    Example

    the Chairman of the Board or the company chairman

    Usage
    the chairman's report
    an annual report from the chairman of a company to the shareholders

"...the corporation's entrepreneurial chairman seeks a dedicated but part-time President. The new president will work a three-day week" [Globe and Mail (Toronto)]

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