1 controls a company/an organization
ADJ. company, managing | executive, non-executive | assistant, deputy | commercial, finance, marketing, production, sales
PHRASES the board of directors, the post of director > Note at JOB
2 of a film/play, etc.
ADJ. film, theatre | artistic, musical
PHRASES the role of director He now felt ready to take on the role of director. > Note at JOB