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Spanish translation: director general

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English term or phrase:CEO (Chief executive officer)
Spanish translation:director general
Entered by: Montserrat Guasch-Ortiz
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11:43 Apr 1, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: CEO
AOL needs access to cable to sustain itself even though the CEO believes that broadband is no substitute for dial-up access.
I think CEO is "Comprehensive Electronic Office", but does anyone know its translation?
Montserrat Guasch-Ortiz
Director General
Explanation:
"Presidente" would be equivalent to the Chairman of the Board of Directors, who is not an executive office of the company unless he or she adds "CEO" to his / her title.

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Philip Freyder
Spain
Local time: 08:28
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Gracias por la información
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Summary of answers provided
naSee below,
Ramón Solá
naCEO / Director General
Patricia Lutteral
naDirector General
Philip Freyder
napresidente (de la corporación)Robert Jackson


  

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2 mins
presidente (de la corporación)


Explanation:
CEO means "Chief Executive Officer".


    Oxford Sp. Dict.
Robert Jackson
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27 mins
Director General


Explanation:
"Presidente" would be equivalent to the Chairman of the Board of Directors, who is not an executive office of the company unless he or she adds "CEO" to his / her title.




    My long experience in the Spanish (peninsular) and American business worlds
Philip Freyder
Spain
Local time: 08:28
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51 mins
CEO / Director General


Explanation:
Particularmente en el contexto de empresas de tecnología, se usa mucho la sigla CEO directamente en inglés. En efecto, es "Chief Executive Officer". Y coincido con PB, el presidente se entiende generalmente que es el presidente del directorio.
En uno de los siguientes ejemplos se ve que una persona tienen ambos cargos:

Karl S Pnazek ha sido presidente y CEO de CAP Services, Inc. desde 1976
http://www.capserv-wi.com/pages/Biography_of_C.E.O._sp.html

Es el paradigma del emprendedor en Internet. Jóven, atrevido, con buenas ideas y un curriculo que incluye un MBA en la Universidad de Standford. Marcos Galperín, CEO de MercadoLibre, comenzó su aventura empresarial hace poco más de un año, el 2 de agosto de 1999, lanzando en su Argentina natal, un nodo de subastas
http://www.baquia.es/es/20001031/art00013.html

Saludos,

Patricia



Patricia Lutteral
Argentina
Local time: 04:28
Native speaker of: Spanish
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10 hrs
See below,


Explanation:
Gerente general...

Ramón Solá
Local time: 01:28
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