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Does a vice president have to be a officer in a corporation?


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December 13, 2011 4:47AM

Are you talking about the Vice President of the United States, or the vice president of a corporation?

The Vice President of the United States cannot be an officer of a corporation while serving as Vice President. He or she can be a corporate officer before becoming Vice President, as Dick Cheney was, and the vice president can become a corporate officer after leaving office, but while serving as vice president the Vice President can't be a corporate officer.

Vice presidents of corporations are, by definition, corporate officers.