What Is A C-Level Executive?
The term C-level refers to an executive of an organization or company who is in charge of making decisions on behalf of the entire organization or company. The letter “C” stands for the word “chief” and the titles all have “chief” in them. Some examples are – Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Information Officer.
C-level executives provide leadership to a company or organization and are the decision makers for most companies. Often C-level is called C-suite which refers to the “chief” ranking executives. The officers who have C-level titles are considered the most influential members of companies and are typically responsible for determining a company’s vision and strategy as well as making business decisions and making sure that a company operates in alignment with its mission and values and strategic goals on a day to day basis.