Dave Mayo, EVP
of Network Development, to retire in September
Marc Rouanne, EVP and Chief Network Officer,
will transition to EVP of Global Partnerships
LITTLETON, Colo., July 11,
2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Eben
Albertyn will join DISH as executive vice president and
chief technology officer of the wireless business in September. He
will oversee network technology strategy and operations for DISH
Wireless, responsibilities currently held by Dave Mayo and Marc Rouanne.
"Eben has operated in fast-moving environments where highly
engaged leadership, communication and teamwork matter, like they do
at DISH," said John Swieringa,
president and chief operations officer, DISH Wireless. "He brings a
deep understanding of both wireless infrastructure and IT, which is
key given our first-of-its-kind, cloud-based Open RAN network
Eben most recently served as executive director of technology at
VodafoneZiggo, a joint venture between Vodafone and Liberty Global.
Prior to VodafoneZiggo, he served as chief technology and
information officer of Vodafone Netherlands, and held numerous
technical leadership positions at telecom providers in Africa, including chief technology officer
(CTO) at MTN South Africa and Group CTO at Airtel Africa.
Dave Mayo, executive vice
president of network development, will retire in September and
transition to a strategic advisory role with the company. After
taking a short sabbatical from the telecom industry, Dave joined
DISH in 2020 to build the world's most advanced 5G network. He led
the DISH Wireless team to reach its goal of covering 70 percent of
the U.S. population this year—bringing the DISH 5G network to more
than 240 million Americans.
"Dave has helped change the way the world communicates," said
Charlie Ergen, co-founder and
chairman, DISH Network. "Dave was a champion of DISH's vision even
before he started with us. His tireless efforts have helped put us
in a unique position to revolutionize wireless connectivity in
America. I couldn't be more proud of all that he has
Marc Rouanne, currently executive vice president and chief
network officer, will transition his current responsibilities to
Eben. Marc has been instrumental in architecting the wireless
network and will take his passion and enthusiasm to his new role.
Marc will be executive vice president of global partnerships. He
will focus on new key technology and go-to-market partnerships, and
new enterprise business opportunities.
Satish Sharma has been promoted
to executive vice president of network deployment. In his new role
he will oversee the continued expansion and densification of DISH's
About DISH Wireless
DISH Wireless, a subsidiary of
DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), is changing the way
the world communicates with the DISH 5G network. In 2020, the
company became a nationwide U.S. wireless carrier through the
acquisition of Boost Mobile. DISH continues to innovate in
wireless, building the nation's first virtualized, O-RAN 5G
broadband network, and is inclusive of the Boost Infinite, Boost
Mobile and Gen Mobile wireless brands.
SOURCE DISH Network Corporation