News Release

Verizon Wireless Names Associate Director of Sales in Las Vegas

November 6, 2001

Jenny Weaver
Jenny.Weaver@VerizonWireless.com
480-763-6321

LAS VEGAS, NV — Verizon Wireless, the nation's largest wireless provider, has named Miggy Sudyka as associate director of sales for Las Vegas, Nev.

In her new position, Sudyka will be responsible for leading, planning and directing business and data sales in metro Las Vegas. Verizon Wireless recently invested more than $80 million in its Clark County network, more than doubling its digital footprint and increasing capacity for wireless voice and data services to meet the demand of customers and visitors in Las Vegas.

Sudyka has extensive sales experience in the wireless industry, most recently as Verizon Wireless' Tucson branch manager. Her management experience in the industry spans retail, indirect sales and customer service. Prior to joining Verizon Wireless, Sudyka was a retail supervisor for Aliant Cellular in Omaha, Neb.

Sudyka earned her bachelor of science in business administration and a master's degree in business administration, with honors, from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless is the largest wireless communications provider in the U.S. with more than 28.7 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 and GTE Wireless. 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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