DISH Network announced the appointment of John Swieringa as President and Chief Operating Officer of DISH Wireless.
John Swieringa will be responsible for operational aspects of DISH’s wireless business including the deployment and management of DISH’s virtualized, O-RAN 5G broadband network. John Swieringa also will continue to lead DISH’s retail wireless business, and oversee day-to-day wireless activities.
John Swieringa will lead a team dedicated to executing DISH Wireless’ go-to-market strategy and launching America’s first Smart Network in 2022. His direct reports include: Stephen Bye, EVP and Chief Commercial Officer, Dave Mayo, EVP of Network Development, Marc Rouanne, EVP and Chief Network Officer, and Stephen Stokols, EVP of Retail Wireless. Swieringa will report to Charlie Ergen, DISH Co-Founder and Chairman.