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DISH Network Corporation (DISH)

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DISH Network Corporation

9601 South Meridian Boulevard
Englewood, CO 80112
United States
303-723-1000
http://www.dish.com

SectorServices
IndustryCATV Systems
Full Time Employees16,000

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Charles W. ErgenCo-Founder, Exec. Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer1.66MN/A64
Mr. W. Erik CarlsonPres and Chief Operating Officer671.98kN/A47
Mr. Steven E. SwainChief Financial Officer and Sr. VP364.56k75.44k50
Mr. Warren W. SchlichtingExec. VP of Marketing, Programming & Media Sales1.1MN/A55
Mr. James DeFrancoCo-Founder, Exec. VP and DirectorN/AN/A64
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.

Description

DISH Network Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides pay-TV services in the United States. It operates through two segments, DISH and Wireless. The company provides video services under the DISH brand. It also offers programming packages that include programming through national broadcast networks, local broadcast networks, and national and regional cable networks, as well as regional and specialty sports channels, premium movie channels, and Latino and international programming. In addition, the company provides access to movies and TV shows via TV or Internet-connected tablets, smartphones, and computers; and dishanywhere.com and mobile applications for smartphones and tablets to view authorized content, search program listings, and remotely control certain features. Further, it offers Sling TV services, including Sling Orange, Sling Blue, Sling International, and Sling Latino services that require an Internet connection and are available on streaming-capable devices, such as TVs, tablets, computers, game consoles, and smart phones primarily to consumers who do not subscribe to traditional satellite and cable pay-TV services. Additionally, the company satellite broadband and wireline broadband services under the dishNET brand, as well as wireline voice services; and has wireless spectrum licenses and related assets. As of December 31, 2016, it had 13.671 million Pay-TV subscribers. The company offers receiver systems and programming through direct sales channels, small satellite retailers, direct marketing groups, local and regional consumer electronics stores, nationwide retailers, and telecommunications companies. DISH Network Corporation was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

Corporate Governance

DISH Network Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2017 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 10.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.