Definition of board of directors

: a group of people who manage or direct a company or organization Shes on the board of directors for a large corporation.

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“Board of directors.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/board%20of%20directors. Accessed 2 Sep. 2021.

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: a group of individuals elected by the shareholders of a corporation to manage the corporations business and appoint its officers

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