ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- DISH today announced that it has appointed Atilla Tinic to the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Tinic joins DISH from CenturyLink, Inc. where he had served as SVP of IT. Tinic also held the role of CIO at Level 3 Communications prior to its 2017 acquisition by CenturyLink. He will report to John Swieringa, DISH Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
"Atilla has proven that he can lead technology organizations that deliver innovation, plus he possesses that sense of adventure we look for in a leader," said Swieringa. "His track record of business partnership will serve our enterprise today, as well as our future wireless business."
At DISH, Tinic will lead IT strategy and operations for the DISH TV, Sling TV and Wireless Groups. He will focus on delivering best-in-class customer, employee and partner experiences across the company's businesses by delivering innovative technology services and solutions.
"I look forward to being part of the team that will continue to change how Americans watch television, and, soon, will change the very nature of the wireless industry," said Tinic.
Tinic will be based at DISH's corporate headquarters located in Englewood, Colorado.
A biography and downloadable photo are available here: http://about.dish.com/Atilla-Tinic
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