“We are very fortunate to have Matt Carter join the Apollo board,” added Peter Sperling. “Matt brings deep management, operations, marketing and international business expertise to the company, along with a track record of growing and strengthening well-known consumer brands.”Widely recognized as a transformative business leader, Mr. Carter was named to Black Enterprise magazine’s 100 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America list in 2011 and in 2012. Mr. Carter holds a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University, and an MBA degree from Harvard Business School. About Apollo Group Apollo Group, Inc. is one of the world's largest private education providers and has been in the education business for approximately 40 years. The Company offers innovative and distinctive educational programs and services both online and on-campus at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels through its subsidiaries: University of Phoenix, Apollo Global, Institute for Professional Development and College for Financial Planning. The Company offers programs and services throughout the United States and in Latin America and Europe, as well as online throughout the world.