Dish Network Corporation announced that Carl Vogel had stepped down as President for personal reasons, with Chairman and CEO Charlie Ergen assuming his duties. Vogel remains Vice Chairman of Dish Network and EchoStar, reporting to Ergen, and continues leading the Corporate Development, Programming and Business & Commercial Services functions.
Ergen than announced the promotion of two people to Executive Vice President on the Dish Network executive management team. Erik Carlson was promoted to EVP, Operations, overseeing Dish Network’s home and commercial installations, customer service centers, internal customer billing, and equipment retrieval and refurbishment operations. He previously was Senior Vice President of Retail Services & Sales, a position he held since mid-2006.
Tom Stingley was promoted to EVP, Sales & Distribution. Stingley joined EchoStar in 1995 and was most recently Senior Vice President of Alliance Management.