Eric L. Zinterhofer
Lead Independent 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, he was a member of the Structured Equity Group at J.P. Morgan Investment Management. Mr. Zinterhofer is a director of Dish TV India Ltd., Integra Telecom, Inc., Hunter Boot, Ltd. and Leo Cable, LLC. Previously, Mr. Zinterhofer was a director of Central European Media Enterprises, Ltd., iPCS, Inc., Unity Media SCA and Affinion Group, Inc. Mr. Zinterhofer received B.A. degrees in Honors Economics and European History from the University of Pennsylvania and received a M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.