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Shades of Barry Diller. Charlie Ergen is handing over the CEO and president roles of Dish Network (NSDQ: DISH) to Joseph Clayton, former CEO…

Charlie Ergen, Echostar

Shades of Barry Diller. Charlie Ergen is handing over the CEO and president roles of Dish Network (NSDQ: DISH) to Joseph Clayton, former CEO and chairman of Sirius (NSDQ: SIRI) Satellite Radio Inc. Clayton joins the board; Ergen remains chairman when the changeover takes place June 20.

The move mirrors his action with EchoStar (NSDQ: SATS), when he stepped aside as president and CEO in 2009.

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