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Board of Directors

Patrick Drahi, Chairman

Patrick Drahi founded Altice in 2002 and is currently Chairman of the Board of Altice USA and President of the Board of Altice Europe NV. Mr. Drahi began his professional career with the Philips Group in 1988 where he was in charge of international marketing (UK, Ireland, Scandinavia, Asia) in satellite and cable TV (DTH, CATV, MMDS). In 1991, Mr. Drahi joined the US/Scandinavian group Kinnevik-Millisat, where he was in charge of the development of private cable networks in Spain and France and was involved in the launch of commercial TV stations in Eastern Europe. In 1993, Mr. Drahi founded CMA, a consulting firm specialised in telecommunications and media, which was awarded a mandate from BCTV for the implementation of Beijing’s full service cable network. In addition, Mr. Drahi founded two cable companies, Sud Câble Services (1994) and Médiaréseaux (1995), where he was involved in several buy-outs. When Médiaréseaux was taken over by UPC at the end of 1999, he advised UPC on its M&A activities until mid-2000. Mr. Drahi is a graduate from the Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Télécommunications de Paris (post graduate degree in Optics and Electronics).

Dexter Goei, Chief Executive Officer

Dexter Goei is the Chief Executive Officer of Altice USA, a leading national telecommunications, media and entertainment company and the fourth largest operator of cable telecommunications systems in the United States, which includes the Optimum and Suddenlink branded digital cable television, high-speed Internet, voice, WiFi and data products and services. Mr. Goei was the Chief Executive Officer of Altice N.V. until 28 June 2016, when he stepped down to take on the position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Altice USA, and the President of the Board of Altice N.V. from 6 September 2016 until 8 June 2018, when Altice USA completed its pin-off from Altice Europe. Joining Altice as its CEO in 2009, Mr. Goei helped lead the company’s development and growth from a French cable operator to a multinational telecoms operator with fixed and mobile assets across 10 different territories serving 50 million residential and enterprise clients. Prior to joining Altice, Mr. Goei spent 15 years in investment banking with first JP Morgan and then Morgan Stanley in their Media & Communications Group in New York, Los Angeles, and London. He was Co-Head of Morgan Stanley’s European TMT Group when he left to join Altice. Mr. Goei is a graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service with cum laude honors.

Charles Stewart, Chief Financial Officer

Charles Stewart has served as Chief Financial Officer of Altice USA since December 2015 and joined the Board of Directors in June 2018. Mr. Stewart joined Altice USA after 21 years of corporate, finance and investment banking experience in the U.S., Latin America and Europe. Most recently, Mr. Stewart served as CEO of Itau BBA International plc, where he oversaw Itau-Unibanco’s wholesale banking activities in Europe, U.S. and Asia. Prior to that, he spent 19 years at Morgan Stanley as an investment banker in various roles, including 10 years focusing on the U.S. cable, broadcast, and publishing industries. Mr. Stewart also acted as Deputy Head of Investment Banking for EMEA and was a member of the global investment banking management committee. He is a graduate of Yale University.

Dennis Okhuijsen, Director

Dennis Okhuijsen joined Altice USA as a director in June 2017. He joined the Altice Group in September 2012 as the CFO and is now a representative of A4 on the Altice Europe Board and advisor to the company. Before joining the Altice Group, he was a Treasurer for Liberty Global since 2005. From 1993 until 1996 he was a senior accountant at Arthur Andersen. Mr. Okhuijsen joined UPC in 1996 where he was responsible for accounting, treasury and investor relations up to 2005. His experience includes raising and maintaining non-investment grade capital across both the loan markets as well as the bond/equity capital market. In his previous capacities he was also responsible for financial risk management, treasury and operational financing. He holds a Master of Business Economics of the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Raymond Svider, Director

Raymond Svider joined Altice USA as a director in June 2017. Mr. Svider is Chairman of the Compensation Committee of the Altice USA Board of Directors and is a member of its Audit Committee. Mr. Svider is the Co-Chairman and a Managing Partner of BC Partners. He joined the firm in 1992 and is currently based in New York. Over the years, Mr. Svider has participated and led investments in a number of sectors including TMT, healthcare, industrials, business services, consumer and retail. He is currently Non-Executive Chairman of PetSmart, Chairman of the Board of Accudyne Industries, and also serves on the boards of Intelsat (NYSE "I") and Teneo Global. Mr. Svider previously served as a Director of Office Depot, Multiplan, Unity Media, Neuf Cegetel, Polyconcept, Neopost, Nutreco, UTL and Chantemur. Mr. Svider received an MBA from the University of Chicago and an MS in Engineering from both Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications in France.

Mark Mullen, Director

Mark Mullen joined Altice USA as a director in June 2017. Mr. Mullen is Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Altice USA Board of Directors and is a member of its Compensation Committee. Mr. Mullen is co-founder and Managing Director of Bonfire Ventures, founded in 2017. Mr. Mullen also founded Double M Partners in 2012 and has since served as Managing Partner. Both Bonfire and Double M manage early stage capital funds in Los Angeles. Mr. Mullen also founded Mull Capital in 2005, an evergreen fund that invests directly in startups and in other investment funds. All of the funds focus on investing in internet, media and technology with primary emphasis on business to business solutions, security and software. Prior to Double M Partners, Mr. Mullen served as COO of the City of Los Angeles (Economic Policy) and Senior Advisor to the then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa where he oversaw several of the City's assets including the LA International Airport (LAX), LA Convention Center, the Planning and Building & Safety Departments, as well as the Office of Small Business Services. From 1993-2007, Mr. Mullen ran the international M&A and private equity group for Daniels & Associates, an investment bank focused on the cable TV and broadband industry. Mr. Mullen was a senior partner of Daniels when it was acquired by RBC Capital Markets in 2007 where he stayed until 2010 as Managing Director. Mr. Mullen earned his BSBA with cum laude honors from the University of Denver in 1986 and earned his MBA in international business from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in 1992.

Manon Brouillette, Director

Manon Brouillette joined Altice USA as a director in 2017. Ms. Brouillette served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Vidéotron, which includes Videotron Business Solutions, Vidéotron Le Superclub, 4Degrees and Fibrenoire, from 2013 until 2018. Ms. Brouillette sits on the board of the École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS) in Montréal. She is also Executive Vice Chair of the Quartier de l’innovation and a director of the Sainte Justine Hospital Foundation. Ms. Brouillette received a bachelor’s degree in communications and marketing from Université Laval and completed the University of Western Ontario’s Ivey Executive Program.

Gerrit Jan Bakker, Director

Gerrit Jan Bakker joined Altice USA as a director in 2018. Mr. Bakker has over 14 years of experience in the telecommunications and media sector. Mr. Bakker currently serves as Group Treasurer at Altice Europe where Mr. Bakker is responsible for group wide treasury and corporate finance activities including capital structure management, financial risk management, liquidity management, equity related activities and management reporting. His previous experience also includes service in senior roles at Liberty Global plc where Mr. Bakker served as Deputy Treasurer. Mr. Bakker earned a Bachelor of Public Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration degrees from Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

David Drahi, Director

David Drahi joined Altice USA as a director in 2019. Mr. Drahi graduated from the Imperial College of London with a Master in Physics after having obtained his Bachelor of Science at Ecole Polytechnique in Lausanne, Switzerland. He is completing his PhD in Quantum Optics at the Oxford University. Prior, he worked at Cabovisao, previously owned by Altice Europe, and Icart, a subcontractor to Altice Europe.

Committee Composition

Contact Info for Board:

Corporate Secretary
Altice USA, Inc.
Attn: General Counsel
1 Court Square West
Long Island City, NY 11101
Tel: 1-516-803-2300