Dish names Dave Mayo to head mobile network development

Dish Network announced its senior leadership team to strengthen the cable company’s mobile phone business.
DISH Network retail storeDish Network has hired Dave Mayo as EVP, Network Development. Dish Network has promoted Jeff Blum as EVP, External and Legislative Affairs.

Dish Network has named John Swieringa as group president, Retail Wireless, and will retain his duties as chief operating officer.

Dish Network has named Michael Schwimmer as group president, SLING TV, following the departure of Warren Schlichting.

Dave Mayo, as EVP, Network Development, will be responsible for Dish’s wireless roll out strategy and execution of the company’s deployment of the nation’s first standalone 5G network.

Dave Mayo joins Dish on June 1, bringing more than 25 years of wireless industry experience spanning network strategy, planning and implementation, development, financial analysis, operations, strategic transactions, vendor management and most recently, 5G, IoT and fixed wireless. Dave reports to DISH Co-Founder and Chairman Charlie Ergen.