Account Executive

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Account Executive'

This term refers a person who has primary responsibility for an account, whether it be for an individual or corporate client. It is used often in the advertising and public relations business, but can also be used in financial services businesses.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Account Executive'

An account executive may have a team of people or may be a sole operator. In a brokerage firm, for example, it may be the primary broker for an individual client or for a corporate client. It is that broker who must know the client, for example. The term implies decision-making authority over the firm's activities with that client.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Account Manager

    An employee who is responsible for the day-to-day management ...
  2. Account In Trust

    An account that is managed by one party for the benefit of another. ...
  3. Advisor

    1. The person or company responsible for making investments on ...
  4. Custodial Account

    1. An account created at a bank, brokerage firm or mutual fund ...
  5. Marketing

    The activities of a company associated with buying and selling ...
  6. Know Your Client - KYC

    A standard form in the investment industry that ensures investment ...
Related Articles
  1. Advertising, Crocodiles And Moats
    Professionals

    Advertising, Crocodiles And Moats

  2. Find The Right Financial Advisor
    Budgeting

    Find The Right Financial Advisor

  3. Meeting Your Fiduciary Responsibility
    Professionals

    Meeting Your Fiduciary Responsibility

  4. Capital Structure
    Investing

    Capital Structure

comments powered by Disqus
Hot Definitions
  1. Letter Of Credit

    A letter from a bank guaranteeing that a buyer's payment to a seller will be received on time and for the correct amount. ...
  2. Due Diligence - DD

    1. An investigation or audit of a potential investment. Due diligence serves to confirm all material facts in regards to ...
  3. Certificate Of Deposit - CD

    A savings certificate entitling the bearer to receive interest. A CD bears a maturity date, a specified fixed interest rate ...
  4. Days Sales Of Inventory - DSI

    A financial measure of a company's performance that gives investors an idea of how long it takes a company to turn its inventory ...
  5. Accounts Payable - AP

    An accounting entry that represents an entity's obligation to pay off a short-term debt to its creditors. The accounts payable ...
  6. Ratio Analysis

    Quantitative analysis of information contained in a company’s financial statements. Ratio analysis is based on line items ...
Trading Center