The Board of Directors is currently comprised of three Class I directors (Mr. Bruce Nelson, Ms. Christine Petersen and Mr. Richard Pinola) whose terms expire at the Annual Meeting, four Class II directors (Mr. Seth Brody, Mr. Kenneth Esterow, Mr. Michael Kelly and Mr. Sree Kotay) whose terms expire at the 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, and three Class III directors (Mr. Peter Morse, Mr. Christian Stahl
and Mr. Mitch Truwit) whose terms expire at the 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
Christian Stahl, age 44, has served on Bankrate’s Board of Directors since 2009.
Mr. Stahl joined Apax Partners in 1999 and is an equity partner.
Prior to joining Apax Partners, Mr. Stahl worked at Bain & Company.
He holds an M.B.A. with distinction from INSEAD Business School.
Mr. Stahl also currently serves as a director of Apax Partners LLP, Cengage Learning, Takko Fashion, Karl Lagerfeld and Tommy Hilfiger China.
Mr. Stahl served as a director of Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. from 2006 to 2009 and as a director of PVH from 2010 to 2011.
Mr. Stahl’s qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors include his financial and business expertise across a broad set of industries, his experience as partner of a leading private equity investment group, and his service on several other public and private company boards of directors.