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CenturyLink Exec Joins Dish as Chief Information Officer

By | November 19, 2018
Dish Senior Vice President and CIO Atilla Tinic. Photo: Dish

Dish Senior Vice President and CIO Atilla Tinic. Photo: Dish

Dish has appointed Atilla Tinic to the role of Senior Vice President (SVP) and Chief Information Officer (CIO). Tinic joins Dish from CenturyLink where he had served as SVP of Information Technology (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 (EVP) and Chief Operating Officer (COO).

At Dish, Tinic will lead IT strategy and operations for the Dish TV,  Sling TV, and Wireless Groups. He will focus on delivering delivering innovative technology services and solutions. “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.”

“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.