Letter—non-executive director appointment
Letter—non-executive director appointment

The following Employment guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Letter—non-executive director appointment
  • Private & Confidential

[To be typed on Company headed notepaper, including the company number]

Private & Confidential

[Enter name and address of director]

[Enter date]

Dear [enter name],

This letter records the terms of your appointment as a non-executive director of [insert name of company] (Company).

  1. 1

    Appointment and term

    1. 1.1

      On [insert date], the board of directors of the Company (Board)[ accepted the recommendation of the nomination committee and] appointed you as a non-executive director, on the terms contained in this letter.

    2. 1.2

      Subject to the remaining clauses of this letter, your appointment will continue unless terminated earlier by either party giving to the other [insert notice period, eg one month’s] prior written notice.

    3. 1.3

      Your appointment is for an initial term of [insert duration, eg three years] commencing on [insert date], subject to the terms of this letter, continued satisfactory performance and re-election by the shareholders at[ every] Annual General Meeting[s] as required by the articles of association of the Company, as amended from time to time (Articles)[ and in accordance with the UK Corporate Governance Code]. Your appointment is subject to the Articles.