Christopher L. Winfrey joined Charter Communications as Chief Financial Officer in 2010. Mr. Winfrey is responsible for Charter’s accounting, financial planning and analysis, tax and treasury functions, as well as mergers and acquisitions, capital structure activities and investor relations.
Mr. Winfrey joined Charter from Unitymedia GmbH, Germany’s second-largest cable operator, where he served as Chief Financial Officer, and separately as Managing Director for Unitymedia’s cable operations, broadcasting and satellite entities.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Winfrey served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Development at Cablecom, GmbH for three years. He was also Director of Financial Planning and Analysis of NTL Incorporated’s continental European operations, and a senior associate in the private equity group at Communications Equity Associates.
Mr. Winfrey has spent nearly 20 years in the cable industry, and in 2015 received The Internet & Television Association’s (NCTA) Vanguard Award for Young Leadership. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Greenwich Center for Hope and Renewal.
He received a B.S. in accounting and an MBA from the University of Florida.