EchoStar Holding Corp. announced that Dean Olmstead was hired as the company's president of satellite services.

EchoStar Holding Corp. was recently spun-off from EchoStar Communications.

Olmstead succeeds Michael Kelly, who will remain at Dish Network.

Olmstead will be responsible for advertising sales, interactive TV (iTV) and Dish Network's business services.

Prior to EchoStar, Olmstead served as an advisor to Loral Space & Communications and was also president of Arrowhead Global Solutions.

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