Dish Promotes Paul Orban to CFO

Dish Network July 2 announced it has promoted Paul Orban to EVP and CFO. Orban, a 23-year veteran at the satellite TV operator, had served as SVP, chief accounting officer, principal financial officer and controller. Orban continues to report to Dish CEO Erik Carlson.

Paul Orban

“Paul has been with us virtually every step of the way, having joined Dish weeks before we signed our first customer,” Carlson said in a statement. “His encyclopedic knowledge of every aspect of our business, its finances and its strategic vision has made him an indispensable counselor to me and an outstanding leader to our business.”

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Orban joined Dish in 1996 as a member of the financial reporting team. He has held various positions with increasing responsibility, including director of accounting and VP of accounting.

In 2006, Orban was named SVP and corporate controller. He also served as SVP and corporate controller at EchoStar Corp. from 2008 to 2012. 

Before joining Dish, Orban was an auditor at Arthur Andersen LLP. He holds his Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Colorado in Boulder.