Part of the Business terms glossary:

CxO is a short way to refer, collectively, to corporate executives at what is sometimes called the C-level , whose job titles typically start with "Chief" and end with "Officer."

CxO titles include:

  • CEO (Chief Executive Officer)
  • CFO (Chief Financial Officer)
  • CIO (Chief Information Officer)
  • CCO (Chief Compliance Officer)
  • CSO (Chief Security Officer)


For more titles and explanation, see our definition of CEO and others .

This was last updated in March 2008
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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