Eric L. Zinterhofer Independent Director
Mr. Eric Louis Zinterhofer (DIN-01929446) is an Independent Non-Executive member of the Board of Dish TV India Limited. He co-founded Searchlight Capital Partners, a global private equity firm with offices in New York, London, and Toronto. He is currently Chairman of the board of Charter Communications, Inc. Prior to co-founding Searchlight in 2010, Eric was a senior partner at Apollo Management, L.P. ("Apollo") which he joined in 1998. He was a leader of Apollo's private equity/distressed debt-for-control efforts, including initiating/leading investments in companies such as Spectrasite, IESY and ISH, Telecolumbus and Arena (which formed part of Unity Media), Primacom, Cablecom, IPCS, Alltel, Charter and Dish TV India, as well as a series of more recent initiatives. Eric served on the Board of Directors of Affinion Group, Inc., IPCS Inc. and Unity Media GmbH. From 1994-1996, he was a member of the Corporate Finance Department at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. From 1993-1994, he was a member of the Structured Equity Group at J.P. Morgan Investment Management. Eric graduated Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania with BA degrees in Honors Economics and European History, and received his MBA from Harvard Business School.