EchoStar: Hello, Neuman


Michael A. Neuman has joined EchoStar Communications Corp. as president and chief operating officer.

The direct-broadcast satellite provider also named board member Carl Vogel vice chairman. Vogel joined EchoStar’s board in May.

Neuman had been president of Bell Canada Enterprises subsidiary Bell Mobility.

“I am excited about joining the company that has been such an innovator in the pay TV industry," Neuman said in a prepared statement. “I look forward to the role I can play in advancing EchoStar's push into some dynamic new products and services."