Non-executive director’s appointment letter


The ICSA published a sample non-executive director’s appointment letter (link in the comment section). The sample letter aims to provide an initial checklist of the elements a company intends to cover in its appointment letter and is not intended to be a prescriptive template.

Although the sample letter is drafted in the UK context, it serves as a good guidance in the Malaysian context as it covers elements which are important to ensure good corporate governance such as:
– Time commitment of a director
– Adherence to corporate governance code
– Disclosure of director’s interest in any matter considered at board meeting
– Independence and outside interests
– Conflict of interest

You can access Guidance Note: Sample non-executive director’s appointment letter here:


This post was first posted on Linkedin on 13 April 2021.

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