Business Law

Ask a Business Lawyer. Get Business Law Questions Answered ASAP.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Business Law
This answer was rated:

Hi, im appointing some roles within my company and need some

questiones answered.... Can the company...
Hi, im appointing some roles within my company and need some questiones answered.... Can the company Chairman also be the CEO... or can the company Secretary also be the CEO... And lastly, what is the best position to hold within a company... ? Thanks
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Business Law Question
Answered in 2 hours by:
6/2/2009
Richard - Bizlaw
Category: Business Law
Satisfied Customers: 10,686
Experience: 30 years of corporate, litigation and international law
Verified

The Company Chairman can also be CEO. The CEO is the chief executive officer of the company and is either the president or can be the Chairman of the Board of Directors.

 

Normally, a company has a President, a Vice President, a Treasurer and a Secretary. The President is usually the Chief Executive Officer unless the Chairman of the Board is. The Vice President is second in command normally. The Treasurer is responsible for finances and the Secretary is responsible for keeping corporate records.

 

That is a general overview of the roles of officers.

Ask Your Own Business Law Question
Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Thanks a million,
Ju to clarify.... The company Secretaty can not also hold the position on CEO/President... ?

Yes that is correct generally a Secretary cannot also be President/CEO.

 

I would appreciate you accepting the answers as that is the way I am compensated. Also if you could, would you provide feedback on the response I provided. If you were especially satisfied, you can provide a bonus.

 

Good luck

Richard - Bizlaw
Category: Business Law
Satisfied Customers: 10,686
Experience: 30 years of corporate, litigation and international law
Verified
Richard - Bizlaw and 87 other Business Law Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Ask Richard - Bizlaw Your Own Question
Richard - Bizlaw
Richard - Bizlaw
Richard - Bizlaw, Attorney
Category: Business Law
Satisfied Customers: 10,686
10,686 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 30 years of corporate, litigation and international law

Richard - Bizlaw is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Infolawyer

Infolawyer

Attorney

1,793 satisfied customers

Experienced lawyer

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

1,611 satisfied customers

Run my own successful business/contract law practice.

MShore Law

MShore Law

Attorney

1,233 satisfied customers

Drafted Negotiated and/or Reviewed Thousands of Commercial Agreements

RGMacEsq

RGMacEsq

Attorney

742 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

Barrister

Barrister

Attorney

640 satisfied customers

17 years practicing attorney, JD, BA, MBA

Ely

Ely

Attorney

564 satisfied customers

Counselor at Law.

J.Hazelbaker

J.Hazelbaker

Attorney

393 satisfied customers

Experienced and trained in the area of business law.

< Previous | Next >

Related Business Law Questions
What are the proper procedures a Holding Company must adopt
What are the proper procedures a Holding Company must adopt for electing directors of a newly-acquired wholly-owned subsidiary?… read more
JaxLawyer
JaxLawyer
Solo Practitioner
Doctoral Degree
257 satisfied customers
Does( net income available) meanthat that is the amount of
does( net income available) meanthat that is the amount of net income to be paid out in dividends / / //… read more
Tina
Tina
Doctoral Degree
83 satisfied customers
Can a non-profit healthcare organization (a 501a) with a
Good morning! Can a non-profit healthcare organization (a 501a) with a Board of Directors consisting of physicians- to avoid Texas corporate practice of medicine violations- have as its sole managing … read more
Damien Bosco
Damien Bosco
2,998 satisfied customers
I have a nonprofit organization. It's not a registered
I am just wondering if i am the only one to have signed the bylaws and the board of directors did not, and the fact that we are not a registered nonprofit, does that make the board of directors a legitimate board of directors… read more
Richard - Bizlaw
Richard - Bizlaw
Attorney
10,686 satisfied customers
I'm in SC and a member of the Aiken Board of Realtors
I'm in SC and a member of the Aiken Board of Realtors governed by the SC Nonprofit Corporation Act of 1994. Our bylaws specify a need for 25% of the members to call a special meeting, but the law requ… read more
Damien Bosco
Damien Bosco
2,998 satisfied customers
Can a deacons ministry in a church turn themselves into a
Can a deacons ministry in a church turn themselves into a board of directors without the churches approval!… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
30,244 satisfied customers
According to new law can only 50% shareholder and directors
According to new law can only 50% shareholder and directors apply for dissolution of the company without the knowledge of the other 50%?… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
30,244 satisfied customers
I am the founder of a non profit and I want to know what
i am the founder of a non profit and I want to know what language to put in our bylaws that would protect me from being voted out, that gives me control to veto any decision and where that language wo… read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
Loren: Thanks for the questions you've answered in the past.
Hello Loren:Thanks for the questions you've answered in the past. A few more if you don't mind...1) I was told the Board of Directors of our company has no bylaws to govern and guide the board by. Is … read more
LawGuy
LawGuy
Juris Doctor
123 satisfied customers
Board of Director and association lawyer violated FSWhy
Board of Director and association lawyer violated FS(###) ###-####Why should hire a layer to defend myself, not State. … read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
For a Texas Corporation, if there are 2 people on the board
For a Texas Corporation, if there are 2 people on the board of directors do both directors need to be involved in the decision to sell a piece of property? The sale of the property would effectively d… read more
KJL LAW
KJL LAW
Juris Doctorate
1,621 satisfied customers
Amendments. Bylaws of this corporation may be adopted,
Amendments. Bylaws of this corporation may be adopted, amended or repealed by the vote or written consent of either (i) the board of directors or (ii) the shareholders entitled to exercise a majority … read more
J. Warren
J. Warren
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,240 satisfied customers
I need to amend my bylaws and need help, Georgia, Yes...my
Yes...my non profit organization will now include a chapter on a college campus and currently my bylaws state the only members will be the board of directors … read more
Richard - Bizlaw
Richard - Bizlaw
Attorney
10,686 satisfied customers
The Corporation held a First Meeting of Board of Directors
The Corporation held a First Meeting of Board of Directors through use of Conference Telephone. What date should be indicate in the signature of the directors on the minute? Thank you.… read more
Richard - Bizlaw
Richard - Bizlaw
Attorney
10,686 satisfied customers
The First Meeting of Board of Directors was held on the 3rd
Hi! The First Meeting of Board of Directors was held on the 3rd date. The corporation's bylaws was signed on the 3rd day. The election of directors was held on the 3rd day. Can I file a corporation re… read more
Richard - Bizlaw
Richard - Bizlaw
Attorney
10,686 satisfied customers
Can the Board of Directors of a company award (meaning give
Can the Board of Directors of a company award (meaning give away, not sell) stock of the company to its Executive Team as a performance or sign-on bonus? … read more
Richard - Bizlaw
Richard - Bizlaw
Attorney
10,686 satisfied customers
My friend is a secretary on a non-profit board of directors.
My friend is a secretary on a non-profit board of directors. In the last two years she has had three strokes and although she still has mental capacity, she is slower and has lost partial physical cap… read more
Asad Rahman
Asad Rahman
Attorney
J.D.
2,198 satisfied customers
Is the secretary and the treasurer on the board of directors
Is the secretary and the treasurer on the board of directors of a non profit or are they separate from the board?… read more
J. Warren
J. Warren
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,240 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x