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Charter Communications Inc (CHTR.OQ)

CHTR.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Eric Zinterhofer

44 2009 Chairman of the Board

Thomas Rutledge

62 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Christopher Winfrey

40 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

John Bickham

66 2012 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Jonathan Hargis

59 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Richard Dykhouse

52 2013 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Donald Detampel

60 2010 Executive Vice President and President - Commercial Services

Kevin Howard

46 2009 Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

W. Lance Conn

47 2009 Independent Director

Michael Huseby

61 2013 Independent Director

Craig Jacobson

63 2010 Independent Director

Gregory Maffei

55 2013 Independent Director

John Malone

75 2013 Independent Director

John Markley

50 2009 Independent Director

David Merritt

61 2009 Independent Director

Balan Nair

49 2013 Independent Director

Stefan Anninger

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Eric Zinterhofer

Mr. Eric L. Zinterhofer is Chairman of the Board of the Company., since November 30, 2009. He 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 Dish TV India, Ltd., General Communications, Inc., TouchTunes Interactive Networks, Inc., Roots Corporation, Roots USA Corporation and Leo Cable LLC. 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 and Integra Telecom, Inc. from 2012 to 2015. 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.

Thomas Rutledge

Mr. Thomas M. Rutledge is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company., effective on February 13, 2012. Prior to joining Charter, Mr. Rutledge served as Chief Operating Officer of Cablevision from April 2004 until December 2011. A 38-year cable industry veteran, Mr. Rutledge previously served as president of Time Warner Cable. Mr. Rutledge currently serves on the board of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (“NCTA”). He served as Chairman of the NCTA from 2008 to 2010, and currently serves on the boards of CableLabs and C-SPAN. In 2011, he received NCTA’s Vanguard Award for Distinguished Leadership, the cable industry’s highest honor. He is a member of the Cable Hall of Fame and was inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame in 2011. He received a B.A. in economics from California University in California, Pennsylvania in 1977.

Christopher Winfrey

Mr. Christopher L. Winfrey is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company since November 1, 2010. Prior to joining Charter, Mr. Winfrey served as Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director of Unitymedia GmbH from March 2006 through October 2010. Mr. Winfrey was also appointed Managing Director of Unitymedia Management GmbH, Unitymedia Hessen Verwaltung GmbH and Unitymedia NRW GmbH in March 2006 and arena Sport Rechte und Marketing GmbH in April 2008. Mr. Winfrey graduated from the University of Florida, with a B.S. degree in Accounting. He also received his M.B.A. from the University of Florida.

John Bickham

Mr. John R Bickham is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Bickham joined Charter as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer on April 30, 2012. Prior to joining Charter, Mr. Bickham served as President of Cable and Communications for Cablevision Systems Corporation (“Cablevision”) where he was employed from 2004 through November 2011. Mr. Bickham serves on the Cable Center Board and was honored with the industry’s Vanguard Award for Cable Operations Management in 2007. He received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Texas A&I University.

Jonathan Hargis

Mr. Jonathan Hargis is Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of the Company., since April 9, 2012. Prior to joining Charter, Mr. Hargis was with Cablevision from December 2000 through March 2012, most recently serving at Cablevision as Executive Vice President, Marketing. He served on the board of the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing (“CTAM”) Educational Foundation from April 2008 to March 2012 and chaired the CTAM board from September 2011 to March 2012. Mr. Hargis received a B.A. from Otterbein College and an M.B.A. from Wright State University.

Richard Dykhouse

Mr. Richard R. Dykhouse is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company., since February 2013. He having previously been Senior Vice President, General Counsel since 2011 and a Vice President of Charter from 2006 to 2011. Mr. Dykhouse received a bachelor’s degree in finance from Olivet Nazarene University, an M.B.A. from Indiana University and a J.D. degree from Indiana University School of Law — Indianapolis.

Donald Detampel

Mr. Donald F. Detampel is Executive Vice President and President - Commercial Services of the Company. He joined Charter as Executive Vice President and President, Commercial Services in October 2010. Prior to joining Charter, Mr. Detampel served as Senior Vice President, Business Services at Comcast Corporation from March 2010 through August 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Detampel served as an Executive Chairman and director of New Global Telecom, Inc. from May 2008 through February 2010. Mr. Detampel received B.S. degrees, magna cum laude, in mathematics and physics, from St. Norbert College.

Kevin Howard

Mr. Kevin D. Howard is Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of the Company., since December 2009. From August 1, 2010 through October 31, 2010, Mr. Howard served as Interim Chief Financial Officer. From April 2006 to December 2009, Mr. Howard served as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Finance from April 2003 until April 2006 and as Director of Financial Reporting since joining Charter in April 2002. Mr. Howard served as an executive officer of Charter during the pendency of its Chapter 11 cases in 2009. Mr. Howard received a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from the University of Missouri — Columbia and is a certified public accountant and certified managerial accountant.

W. Lance Conn

Mr. W. Lance Conn is Independent Director of the Company since November 30, 2009. Prior to November 30, 2009, Mr. Conn 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. Mr. Conn served as an officer of Charter Investment, Inc. prior to and during the time of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings filed concurrently with Charter’s Chapter 11 proceedings. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Conn served as a director of Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. and Plains G.P. Holdings, L.P. Mr. Conn holds a J.D. degree from the University of Virginia, a M.A. degree in history from the University of Mississippi and a B.A. degree in history from Princeton University.

Michael Huseby

Mr. Michael P. Huseby is Independent Director of the Company. He was appointed to the board of directors of Charter on May 1, 2013 in connection with the Stockholders Agreement (described below under Nomination and Qualifications of Directors, the “Stockholders Agreement”) with Liberty Broadband Corporation (“Liberty Broadband”), a stockholder of Charter holding a 25.62% beneficial ownership interest. Since August 2015, Mr. Huseby has been serving as the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. Previously, Mr. Huseby served as the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (B&N) beginning in January 2014. Mr. Huseby previously served as President of B&N and CEO of B&N’s NOOK Media subsidiary beginning in July 2013. From March 2012, when he first joined B&N, until July 2013, he served as Chief Financial Officer of B&N. From 2004 to 2011, Mr. Huseby served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cablevision Systems Corporation and served on its Board of Directors from 2000 to 2001. In addition, Mr. Huseby spent over 20 years at Arthur Andersen as a Global Equity Partner. Mr. Huseby holds a degree in business administration from the Leeds School, University of Colorado at Boulder.

Craig Jacobson

Mr. Craig A. Jacobson is Independent Director of the Company since 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 has been a member of the Board of Directors of Expedia, Inc. since December 2007 and Tribune Media Company since December 31, 2012. Mr. Jacobson was a director of Ticketmaster from August 2008 until its merger with Live Nation Entertainment Company in January 2010. Mr. Jacobson received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University in 1974, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and his J.D. degree with Honors from George Washington University School of Law in 1979.

Gregory Maffei

Mr. Gregory B. Maffei is Independent Director of the Company since May 1, 2013. He has served as the Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Liberty Broadband, since its spin-off from Liberty Media Corporation (“Liberty Media”) in November 2014. He has also served as the President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Liberty Media since August 2012. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the company now known as Starz from May 2007 to January 2013, and as Chairman of the Board since January 2013 and a director since May 2007. He has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Interactive Corporation since February 2006 and a director since November 2005. Mr. Maffei has also served as: (i) a director of Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc. since August 2014, (ii) the Chairman of the Board and a director of TripAdvisor, Inc. since February 2013, (iii) the Chairman of the Board of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. since March 2013 and a director since February 2011, (iv) a director of Zillow, Inc. since May 2005, and (v) the Chairman of the Board and a director of Sirius XM Radio Inc. since March 2009. He previously served as a director of B&N from September 2011 to April 2014. Mr. Maffei also served as a director of Electronic Arts, Inc. from June 2003 until July 2013. Mr. Maffei has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar, and a B.A. from Dartmouth College.

John Malone

Dr. John C. Malone is Independent Director of the Company., since May 1, 2013. He has served as the Chairman of the Board of Liberty Interactive Corporation (including its predecessors) since 1994, as Chairman of the Board of Liberty Media since August 2011 and as a director since December 2010 and as Chairman of the Board of Liberty Broadband, since its spin-off from Liberty Media in November 2014. He also served as Liberty Interactive Corporation’s Chief Executive Officer from August 2005 through February 2006. Mr. Malone has also served as the Chairman of the Board of Liberty Global, Plc. since June 2013, having previously served as Chairman of the Board of Liberty Global, Plc.’s predecessor, Liberty Global, Inc. from June 2005 to June 2013. Mr. Malone previously served as Chairman of the Board of Starz from August 2011 to January 2013, and served as a director from December 2010 to January 2013. Mr. Malone has also served as: (i) a director of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. since March 2015, (ii) a director of Discovery Communications, Inc. since September 2008, and (iii) a director of Expedia, Inc. since December 2012, having previously served as a director from August 2005 to November 2012. He previously served as a director of Ascent Capital Group, Inc. from January 2010 to September 2012 and a director of SiriusXM Radio from April 2009 to May 2013. Mr. Malone was a Phi Beta Kappa and merit scholar at Yale University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Economics in 1963. He also received a Master of Science in Industrial Management from Johns Hopkins in 1964 and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Operations Research from Johns Hopkins in 1967.

John Markley

Mr. John D. Markley, Jr., is Independent Director of the Company., since November 30, 2009. He has served as Managing Director of Bear Creek Capital Management, an investment firm focused on public and private companies in the communications, media and technology industries, since 2009. From 1996 to 2009, Mr. Markley was a partner at Columbia Capital, a venture capital firm. Mr. Markley currently serves as chairman of the board of BroadSoft, Inc., where he also serves on the audit and compensation committees. Mr. Markley previously served as a director of Millennial Media, Inc. from July 2006 to May 2014. Mr. Markley received a B.A. degree from Washington & Lee University and an M.B.A degree from Harvard Business School. We believe Mr. Markley’s qualifications to sit on Charter’s board include his experience in the telecommunications and media industries.

David Merritt

Mr. David C. Merritt is Independent Director of the Company since December 15, 2009. He was also appointed as Chairman of Charter’s Audit Committee at that time. Prior to December 15, 2009, Mr. Merritt previously served on Charter’s board and Audit Committee since 2003. Mr. Merritt is a private investor and consultant. From March 2009 to December 2013, he 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. Mr. Merritt is a director of Taylor Morrison Home Corporation and of Calpine Corporation and he serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Calpine Corporation and a member of the Audit Committee of Taylor Morrison Home Corporation. Mr. Merritt also served as a director of Buffet Restaurants Holdings, Inc. until August 2015 and of Outdoor Holdings, Inc. until May 2013. From 1975 to 1999, Mr. Merritt was an audit and consulting partner of KPMG serving in a variety of capacities during his years with the firm, including national partner in charge of the media and entertainment practice. Mr. Merritt holds a B.S. degree in Business and Accounting from California State University — Northridge. We believe Mr. Merritt’s qualifications to sit on Charter’s board include his many years of experience with a major accounting firm, as a director and audit committee member, and in the media industry.

Balan Nair

Mr. Balan Nair is Independent Director of the Company since May 1, 2013. He has served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Liberty Global, Plc. since 2012, having previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer since July 2007. Prior to joining Liberty Global, from December 2006 through June 2007, Mr. Nair served as the chief technology officer of AOL, Inc. Mr. Nair sits on the board of directors and compensation committee of Adtran Corporation. He also sits on the board of Telenet Group Holding, N.V., which trades on EN Brussels. He holds a patent in systems development and is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Colorado. Mr. Nair holds an M.B.A. and a B.S. in electrical engineering, both from Iowa State University.

Stefan Anninger

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