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Board of Directors

Thomas M. Rutledge
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Thomas M. Rutledge
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


Thomas M. Rutledge was appointed as a director and President and Chief Executive Officer of Charter effective on February 13, 2012 and as Chairman of the Board on May 18, 2016 upon the closing of the transactions with Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.

Prior to joining Charter, Mr. Rutledge served as Chief Operating Officer of Cablevision from April 2004 until December 2011. A 34-year cable industry veteran, Mr. Rutledge previously served as president of Time Warner ... 

W. Lance Conn
Director
W. Lance Conn
Director


W. Lance Conn was elected to the board of directors of Charter on November 30, 2009. Mr. Conn previously served on Charter’s board of directors since September 2004. From July 2004 to May 2009, Mr. Conn served as the President of Vulcan Capital, the investment arm of Vulcan, Inc. Prior to Vulcan, Mr. Conn was employed by America Online, Inc., an interactive online services company, from March 1996 to May 2003. From September 1994 to February 1996, Mr. Conn was an attorney with Shaw, Pittman, Pot... 
Kim  C. Goodman
Director
Kim  C. Goodman
Director


Kim C. Goodman was elected to the board of directors of Charter on July 26, 2016. Ms. Goodman most recently held various positions with American Express Company, a financial services company, from 2007 to 2014, including President, American Express Global Business Travel from 2011 – 2013, President, Merchant Services Americas from 2010 – 2011, and Executive Vice President, Merchant Services North America from 2007 – 2010. Ms. Goodman brings software, networking, financial services and customer s... 
Craig A. Jacobson
Director
Craig A. Jacobson
Director


Craig A. Jacobson was elected to the board of directors of Charter on July 27, 2010. Mr. Jacobson is a founding partner at the law firm of Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush and Kaller L.L.P., where he has practiced entertainment law for the past 25 years. Mr. Jacobson is a member of the Board of Directors of Expedia, Inc. and Tribune Media Company. Mr. Jacobson was a director of Ticketmaster from August 2008 until its merger with Live-Nation, Inc. in January 2010.... 
Gregory B. Maffei
Director
Gregory B. Maffei
Director


Gregory Maffei was appointed to the board of directors of Charter on May 1, 2013. Mr. Maffei is President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Broadband Corporation. He also serves as chairman of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., Sirius XM Radio, Inc., Starz and TripAdvisor, Inc. and as a director of Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc., and Zillow, Inc. Mr. Maffei joined Liberty Media as CEO-elect in November 2005 and became Chief Executive Officer in February 2006. He has also served as Preside... 
John C. Malone
Director
John C. Malone
Director


John C. Malone was appointed to the board of directors of Charter on May 1, 2013. Mr. Malone is the Chairman of Liberty Broadband Corporation. Mr. Malone is also the Chairman of the Board of Liberty Global, Plc., Liberty Media Corporation, Liberty Interactive Corporation and Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc.. From 1996 to March, 1999 when Tele-Communications, Inc., (TCI) merged with AT&T Corp., he was also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TCI. Previous to that, from 1973 to 1996, Mr. Mal... 
John D. Markley, Jr.
Director
John D. Markley, Jr.
Director


John D. Markley, Jr. was elected to the board of directors of Charter on November 30, 2009. Mr. Markley has served as the Managing Director for Bear Creek Capital Management (Bear Creek), an investment company in the communications media and technology industries, since February 2011. Prior to Bear Creek, Mr. Markley served in a number of capacities at Columbia Capital Corporation, including as a partner, venture partner and portfolio company executive. Prior to Columbia Capital, Mr. Markley ser... 
David  C. Merritt
Director
David  C. Merritt
Director


David C. Merritt was elected to the board of directors of Charter on December 15, 2009, and was also appointed as Chairman of Charter’s Audit Committee at that time. Mr. Merritt previously served on Charter's board and Audit Committee since 2003. Since March 2009, he has served as the president of BC Partners, Inc., a financial advisory firm. From October 2007 to March 2009, Mr. Merritt served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of iCRETE, LLC. From October 2003 to September 200... 
Steve A. Miron
Director
Steve A. Miron
Director


Steve Miron was elected to the board of directors of Charter on May 18, 2016. Mr. Miron is a senior executive officer with the Advance/Newhouse companies, which is a global, diversified privately-owned group of media and technology companies. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Bright House Networks from May 2008 until May 2016. He also served as President of Bright House Networks from July 2002 to May 2008. Through his experience as a cable television executive, Mr. Miron has developed ... 
Balan Nair
Director
Balan Nair
Director


Balan Nair was appointed to the board of directors of Charter on May 1, 2013. Mr. Nair is the Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Liberty Global, Plc. (Liberty Global). Mr. Nair also sits on Liberty Global’s Executive Management Committee and Investment Committee. Prior to joining Liberty Global in July of 2007, Mr. Nair served as AOL's chief technology officer overseeing Technology, IT, and network operations. Prior to his role at AOL, Mr. Nair spent 12 years at Qwest Comm... 
Michael A. Newhouse
Director
Michael A. Newhouse
Director


Michael Newhouse was elected to the board of directors of Charter on May 18, 2016. Mr. Newhouse is a director and senior executive officer in the Advance/Newhouse companies. Advance/Newhouse is a global, diversified privately-owned group of media companies that operates Condé Nast, which produces high quality content in a variety of media formats, including print, digital and video, for audiences throughout the world. The Advance/Newhouse companies also operate: local media companies that pub... 
Mauricio Ramos
Director
Mauricio Ramos
Director


Mauricio Ramos was elected to the board of directors of Charter on May 18, 2016. Mr. Ramos has been the Chief Executive Officer of Millicom International Cellular S.A. (“Millicom”), a Luxembourg public liability company traded on the Stockholm stock exchange since April 2015. Millicom is a leading telecommunications and media company dedicated to emerging markets in Latin America and Africa. Before joining Millicom, he was President of Liberty Global’s Latin American division, a position he held... 
Eric L. Zinterhofer
Director
Eric L. Zinterhofer
Director


Eric L. Zinterhofer was elected to the board of directors of Charter on November 30, 2009 and as non-executive Chairman of the board on December 1, 2009. In 2010, Mr. Zinterhofer founded Searchlight Capital Partners, LLC, a private equity firm. Previously, he served as a senior partner at Apollo Management, L.P. and was with Apollo from 1998 until May 2010. From 1994 to 1996, Mr. Zinterhofer was a member of the Corporate Finance Department at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. From 1993 to 1994, ...