Dish Network contemplates ‘virtual’ AGM
March 24, 2020
By Chris Forrester
Charlie Ergen, chairman of Dish Network, has written to shareholders alerting them to the upcoming Annual General Meeting of shareholders scheduled for May 1st at the company’s HQ in Englewood, Colorado.
However, he cautioned that the Coronavirus might impact the event. He said: “Depending on concerns about the Coronavirus or Covid-19, we might hold a Virtual Annual Meeting instead of holding the meeting in Colorado. We would publicly announce a determination to hold, and the means for accessing, a Virtual Annual Meeting in a press release available at https://ir.dish.com as soon as practicable before the meeting. In that event, the 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders would be conducted solely virtually, on the above date and time.”
Ergen controls about 91 per cent of Dish’s total voting power and 52.3 per cent of the total equity of Dish’s Class A Common Stock.