Wednesday June 3, 2020

The role of the company secretary

Maura Quinn answers some of the most common questions about the role of the company secretary.

27th July, 2013
Maura Quinn, chief executive of the Institute of Directors in Ireland.

The company secretary is responsible for the efficient administration of a company, particularly with regard to ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and the recording and implementation of decisions taken by the board.

The role of company secretary requires a specific skill set of knowledge and relevant experience. Many company secretaries will hold a qualification from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) or may have undertaken formal training for the role.

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