McDonald's Corporation is one of the most recognizable corporations in the world.
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Ambassador Leena Al-Hadid of Jordan chairs a meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency, 2018
Kullervo Manner (1880–1939), the chairman and communist leader of the Finnish Socialist Workers' Republic (FSWR; "Red Finland")
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In these countries, the CEO presides over the executive board and the chairman presides over the supervisory board, and these two roles will always be held by different people.

- Chief executive officer

The chief executive officer (CEO) may also hold the title of chairperson, in which case the board frequently names an independent member of the board as a lead director.

- Chairperson
McDonald's Corporation is one of the most recognizable corporations in the world.

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Board of directors

Executive committee that jointly supervises the activities of an organization, which can be either a for-profit or a nonprofit organization such as a business, nonprofit organization, or a government agency.

Executive committee that jointly supervises the activities of an organization, which can be either a for-profit or a nonprofit organization such as a business, nonprofit organization, or a government agency.

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The board of directors appoints the chief executive officer of the corporation and sets out the overall strategic direction.

Typically, the board chooses one of its members to be the chairman (often now called the "chair" or "chairperson"), who holds whatever title is specified in the by-laws or articles of association.