Ergen for President
February 7, 2008
Charlie Ergen, chairman of the board and CEO of DISH, has assumed the role of president. Ergen succeeds Carl Vogel, who stepped down as president due to personal reasons, the company said. Vogel will remain vice chairman of DISH Network and EchoStar, reporting to Ergen. Vogel continues to lead the corporate development, programming and business and commercial services functions, DISH Network said.
Erik Carlson was promoted to executive vice president of operations. Tom Stingley was promoted to executive vice president of sales and distribution.