How do you sign on behalf of the Exec VP?

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oct in Boston, Massachusetts

89 months ago

So the Exce. VP's two assistants are out and he asked me to write a letter and sign it on behalf of him and he rushed out...

so do I have his name and title printed out as usual and sign my name above it and put in paranthesis (on behalf of so-and-so)

or do I sign and then print "my name, on behalf of Exec VP so-and -so"?????

Also, is it

Dear Bob:

or

Dear Bob,

????

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Still Strong in Fuquay Varina, North Carolina

88 months ago

oct said: So the Exce. VP's two assistants are out and he asked me to write a letter and sign it on behalf of him and he rushed out...
so do I have his name and title printed out as usual and sign my name above it and put in paranthesis (on behalf of so-and-so)
or do I sign and then print "my name, on behalf of Exec VP so-and -so"?????
Also, is it
Dear Bob:
or
Dear Bob,
????

My first instinct would be to pull a hard copy or electronic copy of a previous letter and look at the format.

When I've signed for someone, I've been instructed to use,

Sign the person's name/sign my initials

The only time I've used "sent on behalf of ..." is to start e-mails, ie, at the top

Sent on behalf of Mr. Joe B. Smith, VP, ...
and the e-mail message.

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ardnaspb@yahoo.com in Irvington, New Jersey

87 months ago

When signing a letter I have created on behalf of someone else, I sign the person's name or if they have a signature on file (this could be a stamp or in an electronic file) I use it on the closing line but then I place my initials close to the signature, so that the person reading the letter knows that I wrote it.

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Latonya Hylton in Atlanta, Georgia

85 months ago

I usually sign the person's name and put my initials close to the signature.

Also, below the person's name and title, I type in small font: "Signature applied in XXX's absence to avoid delay in mailing".

The reader will get the in hint.

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A retiree in Lake Elsinore, California

85 months ago

oct in Boston, Massachusetts said: So the Exce. VP's two assistants are out and he asked me to write a letter and sign it on behalf of him and he rushed out...

so do I have his name and title printed out as usual and sign my name above it and put in paranthesis (on behalf of so-and-so)

or do I sign and then print "my name, on behalf of Exec VP so-and -so"?????

Also, is it

Dear Bob:

or

Dear Bob,

????

Either one is correct. If you have to sign for someone, type the person's name and title, sign your name and underneath write the word "for".

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henno in Shannon, Ireland

82 months ago

usually the prefix pp works....

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barama6 in Hazlet, New Jersey

80 months ago

The way I sign his or her name is:

Sign your name and put s/ before it such as:

s/___________________________ (your signature)
Anna Smith (your bosses name)

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