Dish CEO to Give Up President Role to Focus on Wireless Plan

  • Changes `indispensable' as Dish works on entry in wireless
  • Ergen remains CEO and chairman, Carlson promoted president

Dish Network Corp. Chief Executive Officer Charlie Ergen is relinquishing his role as president of the satellite-TV provider, freeing the billionaire co-founder from some day-to-day duties as he works on a plan to enter the wireless industry.

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