Appointment & Add New Director to Company Service in India

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Director is the person who is part of Board, who collectively runs the Company. Almost all the important decisions are taken by the Board of Directors. A Director can be Executive or Non-Executive or Independent etc. The person who wants Addition of Director to a company must obtain approval of the shareholders of the company. According to Companies Act, 1956, the Articles of Association of a company are the source of authority from where the Board of Directors draws the right to add new directors to the Board or remove existing ones.

Benefits of Addition Director

Introducing new leader and talent: - By adding a new Director in the company one opens the door for new knowledge, fresh eyes and the skills they bring with them.

Mandatory number of Directors: - The Companies Act has stated the minimum number of Directors in various types of companies. Like for private company the number of Directors shall not reduce below 2 and for public company the limit is 3. If that happens, then the company has to appoint a new director(s) within 6 months.

Making sure that the work is unaffected: - At certain point of time the existing Directors are not able to serve the company due to retirement or other personal reasons. It may be resignation of a Director or his/her death but the company needs to make sure that its work doesn’t suffer, because of that.

Sharing operational responsibility not ownership: - The New Director does not need subscribing to the share capital, rather he/she is responsible for the day to day operations in the company. The shareholders can keep their voting rights and strategic control to themselves, the ownership does not saturate with the entry of new director in the company.

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How we help with Appointment of directors

Advisory: - The procedure for adding a Director of a company or Organization would depend on the existing Board of Directors. Our Experts team will advise and help you on the procedure that require.

Board Resolutions: - Once you obtain an understanding of the procedures involved in appointing a Director to your Company, our Experts will draft the necessary Resolutions for the procedure.

Filing the Documents: - After Board Resolutions & meeting Completion Passed, our Professional Experts team will file the necessary documents with the Govt. Ministry of Corporate Affairs to register & addition of new Director.

Types of Director in a Company

Managing Director: - A Managing Director (MD) is the top senior Level person in a company that are responsible & overall Management and performance of the Company/organization. The role of a Managing Director (MD) depends on the type and size of the organization.

Executive Director: - An Executive Director (ED) is a senior-level Person who is responsible for overall operation management of company & organization or a corporate entity. The Executive Director is member of Board of Directors and responsible for organization strategies & implementation and planning the goal of organization.

Additional Director: - An Additional Director is a Senior level person that appointed by the Board of Directors of a company or organization to serve as a Director for a limited period until the next Annual General Meeting (AGM). An Additional Director is made to fill a casual vacancy or to bring in expertise or skill that is required by the Board of Directors.

Ordinary Director: - An ordinary director is professional role & Senior level person of the company and organization that serve member of the company board director and attend all meeting of a company. Ordinary director is responsible for providing guide and decision making on behalf of organization financial, risk management, Policy development etc. This position neither full time or Managing Director.

Alternate Director: - An alternate director, also known as a substitute director or deputy director of the company & organization that appointed by the board of director this work on behalf of director when the director is unavailable or absence it’s called temporary position.

Procedure for Adding a Director

3 WORKING DAYS: - The newly-appointed & selected director Should apply for a Director Identification Number by filing E-Form DIN-1 with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India.

4 WORKING DAYS: - A resolution needs to be passed by the board, approving the appointment of a director. Once this is done, we will file Form DIR-12 with the Registrar of Companies.

Why Choose Legal Dev for Addition of Director Service in India

Legal Dev is a reputable and reliable legal Business service provider in India that can assist in Appointment of Director online in India. There are several reasons why you may choose Legal Dev for this service:

1. Expertise: Legal Dev has a team of experienced Chartered Accountant (CA) & legal experts who are well-versed in company law and can provide accurate and reliable advice on the appointment of directors.

2. Convenience: Legal Dev offers online services, which makes the appointment process convenient and accessible from anywhere in India. You can complete the entire process from the comfort.

3. Cost-effective: Legal Dev offers Cost effective services at competitive prices, making it an affordable option for companies of all sizes.

4. Compliance: Legal Dev ensures that all legal formalities and compliance requirements are met, so you can be confident that your appointment of a director is fully compliant with all applicable laws and regulations.

What Are The Requirements for Addition Of Director ?

  • Identification proof (PAN card)

  • PAN card: mandatory for an Indian applicant

  • Digital signature certificate of the proposed director

  • Photograph Passport size

  • Passport: mandatory for a foreign applicant

  • Proof of Residence(Electricity Bill, Rental Agreement)

Let's Clear All The Doubts !

  • What is a Director?

    A Director can be Executive or Non-Executive or Independent etc. He/She is the person who is part of Board, who collectively runs the Company. Almost all the important decisions are taken by the Board of Directors.

  • Who is eligible to become a Director in a company?

    The person nominated to become a Director must obtain a DSC and a DIN. He/ She must fulfill the clauses mentioned in Articles of Association and register his/her consent in written form to the company.

  • What is the minimum number of Directors needed in a company?

    Private Limited Company requires 2 Directors for its formation while Public Limited Company needs 3 Directors.

  • What is DIN for Appointment of Director?

    DIN is the acronym for Director Identification Number issued to any person who has applied to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and is a pre-requisite to be appointed as a Director of any private or public limited company.

  • What is Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)?

    A Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) is an electronic & digital document that contains the digital signature of an individual or organization. It is used to authenticate the identity of the signer of a digital document, such as an electronic form, contract, or application. A DSC is issued by a Certifying Authority (CA) and serves as a digital equivalent of a handwritten signature.