News Release

Verizon Wireless Names Chris Robinson Manager At Mercer Mall Store

December 25, 2001

Pam Boyd
pam@thomasboyd.com
856-642-6226

Sheldon Jones
sheldon.jones@verizonwireless.com
215-638-5668 (office)

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ — Verizon Wireless has named Chris Robinson store manager for the company's retail location in the Mercer Mall Shopping Center.

In his new position, Robinson will be responsible for new sales, employee training, customer service, billing and inventory.

"Chris has a vast knowledge of Verizon Wireless retail sales," said Ria Tielman, district manager. "His proven success as a sales representative and his track record in providing outstanding customer service will be invaluable in his role as manager of the Mercer Mall store."

Robinson began his wireless telecommunications career in 1998 as a sales representative at the company's Abington, Pennsylvania, Communications Store. He has also held positions as assistant manager in the Springfield, PA, and Princeton, NJ locations.

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