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Staffing Regulations for all fund management companies and fund managers (LFMC, RFMC, VCFM)

What differentiates an Executive Director from a Non Executive Director of a fund management company?

  • According to MAS (FAQs)

    last revised on 12 October 2021

    Executive Directors are employed by the FMC and involved in the day-to-day running and making executive decisions on behalf of the business or operations of the FMC. They are expected to be resident in Singapore to oversee the activities of the FMC. Non-Executive Directors provide oversight as members on the Board of Directors, but are not involved in the day-to-day business or operations of the FMC.

    The job titles and designations of directors should reflect the substance of the role and responsibilities of the individual. For example, it would be inappropriate for a director who does not have executive responsibilities to use the designation of “Managing Director” or “Executive Director”, or conversely deem one who is employed by the FMC and involved in the running of the FMC as a “Non-Executive Director”.