Dish Network CEO Clayton to retire in March; co-founder Ergen to take over

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Dish Network CEO Joseph Clayton is retiring next month.

The satellite TV provider said Monday that Clayton, who is also president, will be stepping down on March 31. Co-founder and Chairman Charles Ergen, who previously served as CEO and president, will take over again.

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Clayton, who has been CEO since June 2011, will also retire from the board.

Dish Network Corp. is based in Englewood, Colorado.