Eric L. Zinterhofer
Lead Independent Director
Eric L. Zinterhofer has been the Lead Independent Director of Charter’s board of directors since May 2016. He was elected to the board of Charter in November 2009 and served as non-executive Chairman of the board from December 2009 through May 2016. In 2010, Mr. Zinterhofer founded Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P., 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. Mr. Zinterhofer is a director of Univision Holdings, Inc., Global Eagle Entertainment, Inc., Hemisphere Media Group, and Liberty Latin America Ltd. Mr. Zinterhofer previously served as a director of Roots Corporation until 2020, TouchTunes Interactive until 2019, Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico until 2018, General Communication Inc. until 2018, 160 Over Ninety LLC until 2018, Hunter Boot Limited until 2015, Integra Telecom, Inc. until 2015, and Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. until 2013. Mr. Zinterhofer received B.A. degrees with Honors in Economics and European History from the University of Pennsylvania and received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.