There are three tiers of power in a corporation:
The appointing of officers is done by the Board of Directors of the company. The most notable officer titles are President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. However, if required, the board can appoint other officers, such as a Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Chief Technology Officer (CTO), managers or any other title the board wishes to create.
Let’s first discuss what it takes to be the President of a company. The person who is President of a company is in the highest position within an organization and, in some cases, takes on the title of Chief Executive Officer as well. The President/CEO is often (but not always) the founder and owner of the business.
In addition, he or she:
While these are general terms of a corporate President’s duties, they may differ in individual organizations.
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Hello, Is there any benefits to ad one US citizen partner in corporation companyHBS Staff replied: Monday, April 25, 2022
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Can we set up a Delaware c-corp with 2 Co-CEO's? Thanks!HBS Staff replied: Monday, April 12, 2021
Yes, you can have as many Officers as you would like when setting up a Delaware C Corp. The Shareholders, Directors and Officers titles are determined in the Bylaws. The Bylaws are an internal document that is not required to be disclosed to the State of Delaware nor to the Registered Agent.