Definition: is a group of executives that possess certain powers and is assigned to accomplish a specific task by the board of directors. Such a committee is responsible both for coming to a certain decision and for making sure that it will be carried out. An ordinary executive committee includes the positions of a chairman, a vice-chairman, an assistant, and a financial officer, and is usually tasked with devising strategies, as well as creating and implementing new policies.
In a Sentence:
Recently, Clara has joined the executive committee at Ronalds after demonstrating how quickly she can make even the toughest of decisions.
An executive committee meeting was called on Monday to decide whether our company should shift its focus towards a younger audience.
I think it’s long overdue that a woman has found herself on our executive committee.
Synonyms and related words: board of directors, CEO, executive assistant, executive branch, ad hoc committee