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, 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 Global Eagle Entertainment, Inc., Hemisphere Media Group, Liberty Latin America Ltd., Octave Group, Roots Corporation and TouchTunes Interactive Networks, Inc. From 2004 to 2013, Mr. Zinterhofer was a director of Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. Mr. Zinterhofer also served as a director of Hunter Boot Limited from 2012 to 2015, Integra Telecom, Inc. from 2012 to 2015, Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico from 2012 to 2018, General Communication Inc. from 2015 to 2018, 160 Over Ninety LLC from 2016 to 2018, iPCS, Inc. from 2005 to 2009 and as a director of Affinion Group, Inc. from 2005 to 2010. Mr. Zinterhofer received B.A. degrees in Honors Economics and European History from the University of Pennsylvania and received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.