Former Sirius Chairman/CEO Joins Dish Network
May 17, 2011 at 6:54 AM (PT)
DISH NETWORK has hired former SIRIUS Chairman/CEO JOE CLAYTON as Pres./CEO. CLAYTON will succeed co-founder CHARLIE ERGENNT. The move is effective JUNE 20th.
"My job is to bring improved operational, commercial and financial performance to DISH NETWORK and to help with some of the new assets," CLAYTON said. "Taking CHARLIE out of the day-to-day stuff and let him work on the grand strategy is indeed why he’s bringing me in."