Chairman Of The Board Of Directors, Nets Basketball
Christophe Charlier serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Brooklyn Nets. Charlier also serves as a director for the Barclays Center.
Charlier has worked with Nets principal owner Mikhail Prokhorov in various capacities for over 10 years. Charlier joined Mr. Prokhorov's Onexim Group as Deputy CEO in September 2008. In this capacity, he serves on the Board of Directors of a number of portfolio companies owned by Onexim.
Prior to joining Onexim, Charlier was Director of Strategic Development and M&A at Norilsk Nickel from 2002 to 2004, at a time when Mr. Prokhorov was the company's CEO. From 1998 to 2002, Charlier was Vice President of LV Finance, a corporate finance and venture capital boutique in Moscow. Prior to that, he worked in the Investment Banking Group of Renaissance Capital in Moscow and in the M&A Group of JP Morgan in New York.
Charlier graduated cum laude with a BSE with a concentration in Finance from the Wharton School and a BA in International Relations from the College of Arts & Sciences of the University of Pennsylvania.