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Director vs Shareholder

Updated: Apr 3

A director and a shareholder bear different responsibilities in a company. Here are a few differences that you should know:




Not owner, but responsible for managing company’s affair


Owned shares in the company, is partial owner

Major decisions, set company policies, and oversee operations


Rights to vote on important company matters

Receive compensation for their services


Receive dividends from the company’s profit

Can be held liable personally for breaches of duty or wrongful conduct


Limited liability protecting their own assets


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