serve under

serve under someone or something

to carry out one's responsibility under the direction or in the employment of someone. I served under the president of the company as special assistant. Jane served under the previous administration as an investigator.
See also: serve
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Laborde, Chairman of the Board, will retire as a director at the Company's annual meeting of shareholders on April 5, 2007, as he is not eligible to continue to serve under the age limit for directors in the Company's bylaws.