Meaning of “non-executive” in the English Dictionary

"non-executive" in Business English

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non-executivenoun [ C ]

also nonexecutive uk us 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.

non-executiveadjective [ before noun ]

also nonexecutive uk us also informal non-exec MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE

relating to a non-executive:

Baker is to be non-executive chairman at Medeva.
a non-executive role/board seat/post

(Definition of “non-executive” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)