Mark Jackson, president of EchoStar Corp. (NASDAQ:SATS), doesn’t have an engineering degree from Texas Tech, as had been claimed in numerous filings and public relations pieces. The fake degree was also listed in an annual report for ArchosSA, a French maker of portable music and video players.
The company’s explanation? It was a “clerical” error. (Over and over? And no one ever noticed? Hardly.)
According to a Bloomberg piece: