Erik Carlson

Ergen steps down as Dish CEO

Cable mogul Charlie Ergen is stepping down as CEO of US satcaster Dish Network. Erik Carlson, who took over Ergen’s role as company president two years ago, will replace him. The reshuffle sees marketing, programming and media sales chief Warren Schlichting become president of Sling TV, the over-the-top TV service that Carlson previously led as […]

Ergen drops Dish president role in rejig

Charlie Ergen is dropping his president title at US satcaster Dish Network, though will remain CEO and chairman. Ergen had retaken his president and CEO posts earlier this year when Joseph Clayton retired. He had previous given up the chief executive post in 2011 to focus on strategic planning. His replacement as president is Dish […]