de-signee

designee

[dez-ig-nee]
noun
1.
a person selected or designated to carry out a duty or role: If the judge is unavailable, his designee will hear the case.
2.
a person named or selected for an office, position, etc., but not yet installed: She’s the CEO designee.

Origin:
1925–30; design(ate) + -ee

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