Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “non-executive”

non-executive

noun [C] ( also nonexecutive)
 
 
( also informal non-exec) MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE
a member of a company's board of directors who is not one of the company's managers: Many non-executives believe they should have the last word on a company's mergers. The days of the non-exec coming in for a monthly meeting, with a good lunch and a game of golf, are long gone.
(Definition of non-executive noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of non-executive?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “non-executive”

Word of the Day

flight of fancy

an idea that shows a lot of imagination but is not practical

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More