Mr. Harris is a co-founder and Senior Managing Director of Apollo Global Management, LLC. Prior to 1990, Mr. Harris was a member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Group of Drexel Burnham Lambert Incorporated. Mr. Harris currently serves on the board of directors of Apollo Global Management, LLC. Mr. Harris has previously served on the boards of directors of Verso Paper, Metals USA, Nalco, Allied Waste Industries, Pacer International, General Nutrition Centers, Furniture Brands International, Compass Minerals Group, Alliance Imaging, NRT Inc., Covalence Specialty Materials, United Agri Products, Quality Distribution, Whitmire Distribution, Noranda Aluminum, Berry Plastics Group Inc., LyondellBasell Industries, CEVA Group plc, Momentive Performance Materials, EP Energy and Constellium.
Mr. Harris is a member of The Federal Reserve Bank of New York Investors Advisory Committee on Financial Markets and the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a Managing Member of the Philadelphia 76ers and a Managing Member of the New Jersey Devils. Mr. Harris serves on the Board of Trustees for Mount Sinai Medical Center, Harvard Business School, and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Harris graduated summa cum laude and Beta Gamma Sigma from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and received his MBA from the Harvard Business School, where he graduated as a Baker and Loeb Scholar.