Definition of outside director in English:

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outside director


A director of a company who is not employed by that company, typically an employee of an associated company.
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  • It would make clear the effect of crony relationships between management, outside directors, and institutional shareholders.
  • On April 5, Cendant announced the resignation of two employed directors and the appointment of two outside directors.
  • Analogous survey scales were included in a second questionnaire sent to all outside directors at firms whose CEOs had responded to the initial survey.
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