People: Ascent Capital Group Inc (ASCMA.O)

ASCMA.O on Nasdaq

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21 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Fitzgerald

56 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Meyers

57 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer

William Niles

50 2008 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Michael Haislip

62 2011 Executive Vice President

John Orr

51 2008 Senior Vice President - Corporate Development

Brian Deevy

58 2013 Independent Director

Philip Holthouse

55 2008 Independent Director

Michael Pohl

58 2008 Independent Director

Carl Vogel

56 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

William Fitzgerald

Mr. William R. Fitzgerald is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Ascent Capital Group Inc. Mr. Fitzgerald has also served as a director of our principal operating subsidiary, Monitronics International, Inc. (Monitronics), since December 2010 and served as Chairman of Ascent Media Group, LLC (AMG) from July 2000 until we sold AMG at the end of 2010. Mr. Fitzgerald also served as a Senior Vice President of Liberty Interactive Corporation (Liberty Interactive) and its predecessors from July 2000 to September 2011 and as a Senior Vice President of the former Liberty Media Corporation (currently known as Starz) (Old LMC) from its split-off from Liberty Interactive in September 2011 to December 2012. Prior to joining Liberty Interactive, Mr. Fitzgerald served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Operations Administration for AT&T Broadband (formerly known as Tele-Communications, Inc. (TCI)), from 1998 to 2000 and was Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Operating Officer of TCI Communications, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of TCI, from 1996 to 1998.

Michael Meyers

Mr. Michael R. Meyers, CPA, is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer of Ascent Capital Group, Inc. Mr. Meyers is the Chief Financial Officer of Monitronics, and has held various positions at Monitronics since July 1996. Before joining Monitronics, Mr. Meyers, a certified public accountant, had over 15 years of accounting, finance, and operations experience. He has worked with a variety of businesses, including Fortune 500, medium, and small companies, as well as working in public accounting.

William Niles

Mr. William E. Niles is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Ascent Capital Group Inc., since September 2009. Mr. Niles has served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of our company since the spin-off of our company from Discovery Holding Company (DHC) in September 2008, and also served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of AMG from January 2002 until the sale of AMG in December 2010. From August 2006 through February 2008, Mr. Niles was a member of AMG’s executive committee. Prior to 2002, Mr. Niles was a senior executive handling legal and business affairs within AMG and its predecessor companies. Mr. Niles is also a director of our principal operating subsidiary, Monitronics, and also serves as its Executive Vice President and Secretary.

Michael Haislip

Mr. Michael R. Haislip is Executive Vice President of Ascent Capital Group Inc., since April 5, 2011. Since May 2005, Mr. Haislip has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Monitronics, our company’s principal operating subsidiary. Prior to joining Monitronics, Mr. Haislip held multiple executive positions, mostly in the cable industry. He served in various operations and financial management positions at Cox Communications for ten years. Other positions in his career have included President of Star Cable Associates; President of Armstrong Cable; and Senior Vice President, Great Lakes Division, of Charter.

John Orr

Mr. John A. Orr is Senior Vice President - Corporate Development of Ascent Capital Group Inc., since September 2008. Mr. Orr served in multiple capacities with Liberty Interactive and its predecessor from August 1996 until December 2008, spearheading numerous acquisition opportunities and serving most recently as Vice President of Investor Relations from 2003 until December 2008.

Brian Deevy

Mr.Brian Deevy is an Independent Director of Ascent Capital Group Inc.,since November 13, 2013.Mr. Deevy is head of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Capital Markets’ Communications, Media & Entertainment (CME) Group. Mr. Deevy is responsible for strategic development of the CME Group’s business,which includes mergers & acquisitions, private equity and debt capital formation and financial advisory engagements. Mr. Deevy also serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officers of RBC Daniels L.P. (RBC Daniels), a boutique investment banking firm that provides financial advisory services and is a current subsidiary of RBC. Prior to joining Daniels & Associates, RBC Daniels’ predecessor, Mr. Deevy was with Continental Illinois National Bank.

Philip Holthouse

Mr. Philip J. Holthouse is Independent Director of Ascent Capital Group Inc., since September 2008. Mr. Holthouse has been a partner with Holthouse Carlin & Van Trigt LLP since 1991, where he provides tax planning and tax consulting services for privately held businesses and high net-worth individuals primarily in the real estate, entertainment and service industries. Mr. Holthouse is a certified public accountant.

Michael Pohl

Mr. Michael J. Pohl is Independent Director of Ascent Capital Group Inc., since September 2008. Mr. Pohl serves as an advisor to companies in the technology, media and telecommunications industries. Mr. Pohl has served on the board of directors of BlackArrow, Inc. since January 2012 and was appointed as Chairman of its board of directors in June 2012. Mr. Pohl has served on the board of Think Analytics since March 2013 and on the board of Imagine Communications Corp. since March 2013, having previously served on the board of its predecessor, Harris Broadcast. From December 2007 to April 2008, Mr. Pohl served as the Interim Vice President/General Manager of the On Demand Systems Division of ARRIS Group, Inc., a communications technology company specializing in the design and engineering of broadband networks (ARRIS). Mr. Pohl was President of Global Strategies at C-COR Incorporated (C-COR) from December 2005 to November 2007, when C-COR was acquired by ARRIS, and served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of nCUBE Corporation, an interactive video server company, from December 1999 to December 2005. Mr. Pohl has been and continues to be actively involved in numerous industry associations and received the National Cable and Telecommunications Association’s highest honor, the Vanguard Award, in 2008.

Carl Vogel

Mr. Carl E. Vogel CPA., is Independent Director of Ascent Capital Group Inc., since December 4, 2009. Mr. Vogel is currently a Senior Advisor to DISH Networks Corporation (DISH), a publicly-traded company providing pay-TV services, and served as President of DISH from September 2006 until February 2008 and Vice Chairman of DISH from June 2005 until March 2009. Mr. Vogel has also been the president and sole stockholder of Bulldog Capital, Inc., a private investment firm, through which he has, since November 2011, been a Senior Advisor of The Gores Group, a Los Angeles based private equity firm. From October 2007 until March 2009, Mr. Vogel served as a Senior Advisor to EchoStar Corporation (EchoStar), a publicly-traded company in the digital set-top box and satellite services businesses. From 2001 until 2005, Mr. Vogel served as the President and CEO of Charter Communications Inc. (Charter), a publicly-traded company providing cable television and broadband services. Prior to joining Charter, Mr. Vogel worked as an executive officer in various capacities for companies affiliated with the predecessors of Liberty Interactive Corporation and Old LMC. Mr. Vogel held various executive positions with DISH from 1994 until 1997, including serving as the President from 1995 until 1997. Mr. Vogel also has served on various private company boards.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

William Fitzgerald

1,917,050

Michael Meyers

869,099

William Niles

984,328

Michael Haislip

1,091,660

John Orr

1,271,100

Brian Deevy

--

Philip Holthouse

--

Michael Pohl

--

Carl Vogel

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

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