CXO
(SEE.eks.oh) n. Generic term for a corporate officer, such as a CEO (chief executive officer) or CFO (chief financial officer). Also: CxO.

Example Citation:
CXOs are top executives who have "chief" in their title — chief executive officers, chief financial officers, chief information officers and so on. No middle managers need apply.
—Shannon Henry, "Failure Trickles Down, Too," The Washington Post, March 22, 2001

Earliest Citation:
According to David R. Curry, Exec! Publisher and Unisys Vice President, Corporate Public Affairs: "Our goal with Exec! is to become the destination website for senior managers. We know that executives at the "CxO" level—- CEOs, COOs, and CFOs - are venturing out onto the Web. We know that they are expecting to find a wealth of information, but instead encounter chaos. What they don't find is an intelligent or efficient way to get at what might be useful or interesting. Exec!, with its special CxO Resources service, identifies, evaluates, organizes and presents the best Web content and resources for CxOs.
—"Unisys and Chief Executive Magazine launch web initiative for CEOs," M2 Presswire, January 9, 1997

Notes:
CXOs are also called "C" titles, and they're known collectively as the C-suite or the C-level.

Here's a list of CXOs that I compiled while researching this term:

chief academic officer
chief accounting officer
chief acquisition officer
chief administration officer
chief administrative officer
chief advertising officer
chief antidiscrimination officer
chief awareness officer
chief banking officer
chief branding officer
chief bridge officer
chief brokerage officer
chief budget officer
chief business officer
chief change officer
chief chocolate officer
chief client officer
chief commercial officer
chief communications officer
chief competitive officer
chief compliance officer
chief concept officer
chief content officer
chief corporate officer
chief country officer
chief creative officer
chief credit officer
chief crisis officer
chief customer officer
chief data officer
chief delivery officer
chief demonstration officer
chief dental officer
chief detail officer
chief development officer
chief disciplinary officer
chief distribution officer
chief district officer
chief diversity officer
chief eating officer
chief e-business officer
chief e-commerce officer
chief economic officer
chief education officer
chief election officer
chief electoral officer
chief energizing officer
chief enforcement officer
chief engineering officer
chief enthusiasm officer
chief environmental officer
chief equity officer
chief ergonomic officer
chief evangelistic officer
chief evil officer
chief evolutionary officer
chief excellence officer
chief executive officer
chief experience officer
chief financial officer
chief fire officer
chief fiscal officer
chief fun officer
chief futurist officer
chief glitch officer
chief growth officer
chief hacking officer
chief health officer
chief housing officer
chief imagination officer
chief immigration officer
chief informatics officer
chief information officer
chief information security officer
chief ingenuity officer
chief innovation officer
chief intellectual officer
chief intelligence officer
chief internet officer
chief intimidation officer
chief investigating officer
chief investment officer
chief IT officer
chief janitorial officer
chief knowledge officer
chief law officer
chief learning officer
chief legal officer
chief leisure officer
chief lending officer
chief liaison officer
chief linguistics officer
chief loan officer
chief logistics officer
chief management officer
chief marketing officer
chief media officer
chief medical officer
chief memory officer
chief merchandising officer
chief morale officer
chief negotiating officer
chief networking officer
chief nuclear officer
chief nursing officer
chief officer
chief operating officer
chief operations officer
chief opportunity officer
chief people officer
chief personnel officer
chief petty officer
chief pharmaceuticals officer
chief pharmacy officer
chief planning officer
chief police officer
chief political officer
chief policy officer
chief press officer
chief privacy officer
chief probation officer
chief procurement officer
chief product officer
chief professional officer
chief program officer
chief programming officer
chief protocol officer
chief purchasing officer
chief quality officer
chief race officer
chief recruiting officer
chief relationships officer
chief reputation officer
chief research officer
chief resource officer
chief response officer
chief restructuring officer
chief revenue officer
chief risk officer
chief safety officer
chief sales officer
chief science officer
chief scientific officer
chief security officer
chief smart officer
chief snacks officer
chief software officer
chief solutions officer
chief staff officer
chief strategic officer
chief strategy officer
chief talent officer
chief technical officer
chief technology officer
chief training officer
chief trust officer
chief turnaround officer
chief underpants officer
chief underwriting officer
chief usability officer
chief veterinary officer
chief vision officer
chief visionary officer
chief warrant officer
chief web officer
chief weeds officer
chief wireless officer
chief Xbox officer
chief Xeroxing officer
chief zoom officer

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