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Former Sirius CEO Joseph Clayton Takes Over The Reins From Ergen At DISH

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Satellite TV and video-on-demand company DISH Network this morning announced today that Joseph P. Clayton has been named the company’s president and chief executive officer and has been appointed to its board of directors, effective June 20, 2011. The company’s iconic co-founder, Charles Ergen, will step down from his operational role at the helm of the company but remain as chairman of DISH Network.

Clayton previously served as chairman of Sirius Satellite Radio, from November 2004 through July 2008, and served as CEO of Sirius from November 2001 through November 2004.

Prior to joining Sirius, Clayton served as president of Global Crossing North America and as president and CEO of Frontier Corporation.

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