(Noun) A successful person running his or her business is called a CEO (Chief Executive Officer). Gen Z people also use this term when talking about a person who is a professional or master of a certain skill that helped him or her reach success.
The term CEO was first seen around 1972. But during this time, heads of a company are still called “president” or “chairman.” Around 1975, people were more comfortable using CEO up to today.
Demographic (Who Uses This Word)
Not just Gen Z people use the term CEO, but also respectable establishments and multi-million dollar companies around the world. A CEO can be the owner of a small business or a big-name company.
CEO Used in a Sentence
- Example 1: Today, I started my business. I can’t believe I’m a CEO!
- Example 2: Wow, you’re already a CEO at age 19? That’s wonderful!