Sunday, June 19, 2005

EchoStar Names New President, Vice Chairman

EchoStar Communications appointed Michael A. Neuman as president and chief operating officer, overseeing day-to-day operations. Neuman most recently was the president of Bell Mobility, a subsidiary of Bell Canada Enterprises. He led Canada's leading wireless carrier to its most profitable growth in its 19-year history. He was with Bell Mobility for three years and previously served as president of Bell ExpressVu Satellite Television, WorldLinx Telecommunications and Cerberus Canada.

EchoStar also appointed board member Carl Vogel as vice chairman, where he will focus on financial and strategic initiatives. Vogel joined EchoStar's board of directors in May. Most recently, he was president and CEO of Charter Communications.

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