What's the word for a person whose job is choosing people to fire?

In big chain companies they often have people whose job is choosing which people to fire in order to cut expenses. What's the term for that?

Asked By: anna - 2/26/2010
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
The Hammer. The Hatchet Man. The Grim Reaper. These are all terms used behind their back... More
Answered By: Richard F - 2/26/2010
Additional Answers (12)
Normally HR Manager does this. There is no particular word for such person.
Answered By: MANDY - 2/26/2010
Overhead Manager.
Answered By: PHLIPdI7Hd - 2/26/2010
Billy no mates
Answered By: ALAN R - 2/26/2010
Hatchet man Efficiency Improvement manager...
Answered By: Number 6 - 2/26/2010
Well I know what I would call
Answered By: Dave - 2/26/2010
Cooperate downsizer
Answered By: Jack - 2/26/2010
Hatchet man or politically correct Hatchet Person. >
Answered By: jesse - 2/26/2010
Only one person does not have the right to fire there are many persons responsible for this right from manager to ceo but the owner can do anything if there is a post like this everybody will be good at the person who has rights
Answered By: Paddy - 2/26/2010
twat is a good one
Answered By: Tony - 2/26/2010
HR Hatchet-Man Head-Hunter some I cannot repeat in public :) a servant of the King
Answered By: big dawgs lady - 2/26/2010
Terminator...what else?
Answered By: CountTheDays - 2/26/2010
Firing exec or firing executrix
Answered By: Nina, BaC - 2/26/2010
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