1. Every corporation organized under this chapter shall have a president and a secretary, who shall be chosen by the directors, and such other officers and agents as shall be prescribed by the bylaws of the corporation. Unless the articles of incorporation or bylaws otherwise provide, any two or more offices may be held by the same person and the offices of president, chief executive officer, and chairman of the board of directors may each be held by different persons.

2. All officers and agents of the corporation, as between themselves and the corporation, shall have such authority and perform such duties in the management of the property and affairs of the corporation as may be provided in the bylaws, or, in the absence of such provision, as may be determined by resolution of the board of directors.

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 351.360

  • Articles of incorporation: includes the original articles of incorporation and all amendments thereto, and includes articles of merger or consolidation. See Missouri Laws 351.015
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Person: includes , without limitation, an individual, a foreign or domestic corporation whether not for profit or for profit, a partnership, a limited liability company, an unincorporated society or association, two or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other entity. See Missouri Laws 351.015
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020

3. Any act required or permitted by any of the provisions of this chapter to be done by the president of the corporation may be done instead by the chairman of the board of directors, if any, of the corporation if the chairman of the board has previously been designated by the board of directors or in the bylaws to be the chief executive officer of the corporation, or to have the powers of the chief executive officer coextensively with the president, and such designation has been filed in writing with the secretary of state and such notice attested to by the secretary of the corporation.