2011 Milken Institute Summit
Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director, Apollo Global Management LLC
Marc Rowan is a senior managing director of Apollo Global Management LLC and managing partner of Apollo Management LP, which he co-founded in 1990. Prior to 1990, he was a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions Group of Drexel Burnham Lambert Inc. with responsibilities in high-yield financing, transaction idea generation and merger structure negotiation. Rowan serves on the boards of the general partner of AAA, Athene Life Re, Caesars Entertainment Corp. and Norwegian Cruise Lines. He has previously served on the boards of AMC Entertainment, Cablecom GmbH, Countrywide Holdings, Culligan Water Technologies, Samsonite Corp., SkyTerra Communications, Unity Media SCA, Vail Resorts and Wyndham International, among others. He is a founding member of the Youth Renewal Fund, where he is on the executive committee, and a board member of the National Jewish Outreach Program. Rowan is also a member of the Undergraduate Executive Board of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a B.S. and an M.B.A. in finance.