Charles Ergen - DISH Network Co-Founder, Executive Chairman and CEO

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DISH -- USA Stock  

Earning Report: February 12, 2020  

Mr. Charles W. Ergen is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Ergen serves as our executive Chairman and was Chairman of the Board of Directors since our formation. During the past five years, Mr. Ergen has held various executive officer and director positions with DISH Network and our subsidiaries including the position of President, which he most recently held from March 2015 to December 2015, and Chief Executive Officer, which he held most recently from March 2015 to December 2017. During 1980, Mr. Ergen cofounded DISH Network with his future spouse, Cantey M. Ergen, and James DeFranco. Mr. Ergen also serves as executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Directors of EchoStar Corporationrationration . The Board concluded that Mr. Ergen should continue to serve on the Board due, among other things, to his role as our cofounder and controlling shareholder and the expertise, leadership and strategic direction that he has contributed to us since our formation.
Age: 65  Chairman Since 2017      
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Ergen cofounded DISH more than 30 years ago and currently acts as Chairman of both DISH and EchoStar. In June 2011, he stepped down from his role as President and CEO of DISH to focus on longterm business development and acquisition tactics in an effort to reach new markets, expand product and service offerings and bolster the company?s customer base. A prominent leader in the satellite and telecommunications industries, Ergen has received numerous accolades for his renowned career as a brilliant entrepreneur. Most recently, he was among the 2012 class of inductees into the Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame, and was named one of Barron?s ?World?s Best CEOs? and listed among Forbes ?Top 10 CEOs? in 2007. In 2001, Ergen was honored as Frost & Sullivan?s ?CEO of the Year in the Satellite Industry? award, and became the first person to win the Rocky Mountain News ?Business Person of the Year? for the second time

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Management Efficiency

The company currently holds 15.84 B in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 161.0 indicating the company may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial obligations. DISH Network has Current Ratio of 0.62 indicating that it has a negative working capital and may not be able to pay financial obligations when they are due.

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Entity Summary

DISH Network Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides pay-TV services in the United States. DISH Network Corporation was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado. DISH Network operates under Entertainment classification in USA and is traded on BATS Exchange. It employs 16000 people.DISH Network Corporation (DISH) is traded on BATS Exchange in USA. It is located in 9601 South Meridian Boulevard, Englewood, CO 80112, United States and employs 16,000 people. DISH Network Corporation was previously known as Dish Network Corporation Subscription Rights and was traded on BATS Exchange under the symbol DISHR. DISH Network is listed under Communication category by Fama And French industry classification.

DISH Network Leadership Team

Charles Lillis, Independent Director
David Moskowitz, Director
Cantey Ergen, Director
Sumana Nallapati, Vice President and Chief Digital Officer
Vivek Khemka, Executive Vice President CTO
Tim Messner, General Counsel
Timothy Messner, Executive Vice President General Counsel
George Brokaw, Independent Director
Steven Goodbarn, Independent Director
Jeffrey McSchooler, Executive Vice President - Engineering and Broadcast
Afshin Mohebbi, Independent Director
James DeFranco, Co-Founder, Executive VP and Director
Mike McClaskey, Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President
Thomas Cullen, Executive Vice President - Corporate Development
Steven Swain, CFO and Sr. VP
Tom Ortolf, Independent Director
Brian Neylon, Executive Vice President - Customer Acquisition and Retention
Paul Orban, Senior Vice President Chief Accounting Officer
Kannan Alagappan, Senior Vice President CTO
Bernard Han, Executive VP of Strategic Planning
Robert Dodge, Executive Vice President General Counsel, Secretary
Erik Carlson, Pres and COO
Carl Vogel, Director
Rob Dravenstott, Senior Vice President CIO
Charles Ergen, Co-Founder, Executive Chairman and CEO
Jason Kiser, IR Contact Officer
David Scott, Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President
Michael Kelly, President of Blockbuster L.L.C
Warren Schlichting, Executive Vice President - Marketing, Programming, and Media Sales
John Swieringa, Senior Vice President CIO
Roger Lynch, Executive Vice President - Advanced Technologies
Michael McClaskey, Chief HR Officer and Executive VP
Atilla Tinic, Senior Vice President CIO
Kathleen Abernathy, Independent Director

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