News Release

Verizon Wireless Names Perry Kaleohano Assistant Manager of Downtown Store

September 18, 2001

Sherrie Coronas
sherrie.coronas@verizonwireless.com
808-544-8721

HONOLULU, HI — Perry Kaleohano has been named assistant manager for the Verizon Wireless retail store located at Davies Pacific Center in Honolulu. In his new role, Kaleohano will oversee the store's daily operations and manage a staff trained to meet customer needs.

Kaleohano brings more than 10 years of sales experience to the newly created position. He has worked for several communications companies, including Pacific Information Exchange, PrimeCo and FireFly. Kaleohano has held various sales positions at Verizon Wireless, the nation's largest wireless provider, including account manager for the company's indirect distribution channel.

Kaleohano holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from California State University.

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About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless is the largest wireless communications provider in the U.S. with more than 28 million wireless voice and data customers. The coast-to-coast wireless provider was formed by the combination of the U.S. wireless businesses of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD), including Bell Atlantic Mobile, AirTouch Cellular, GTE Wireless and PrimeCo Personal Communications. Verizon Wireless has a footprint covering more than 90 percent of the U.S. population, 49 of the top 50 and 97 of the top 100 U.S. markets. The company, headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, is 40,000 employees strong. Reporters and editors can find more information about the company on the Web at http://www.verizonwireless.com.

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