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Can an employee be given voting rights on the Board of Directors

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Can an employee be given voting rights on the Board of Directors without having been appointed a director perhaps with a title such as associate directior
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Alex J. replied 3 years ago.
Hi,

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Technically only an appointed director should be allowed to vote at board meetings.

If however the employee is being invited to board meetings and being given voting rights, they could be deemed a defacto director, effectively someone that is acting as a director but is not actually appointed.

Can you provide me with any further information?

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AJ
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