News Release

Verizon Wireless Names Chad Warner Abington, Pennsylvania Store Manager

March 25, 2002

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

Stacey Himes
shimes@truenorth.com
215-790-4331

ABINGTON, PA — Verizon Wireless has named Chad Warner store manager of its newest Communications Store on Old York Road in Abington. In his new position, Warner will be responsible for new sales, customer service, employee training, billing and inventory.

"Chad has a vast knowledge of Verizon Wireless retail sales," said Ria Tielman, district manager. "His proven success as a sales representative and his record of providing outstanding customer service will allow him to lead the Abington store."

The Abington Communications Store provides customer service, new products and accessory sales, as well as technical support to customers throughout the area.

Warner began his wireless telecommunications career in 1999 as a retail sales representative with the company at the Branchburg Telesales Center in New Jersey.

While with Verizon Wireless, he worked as both a retail sales representative and assistant manager. Warner received numerous honors during his career with Verizon Wireless, including membership in the "One Hundred Percent Club," honoring employees who meet 100 percent of their annual sales goals. In 2001, Warner was also a member of the Winner's Circle Club, an honor reserved for employees who exceed both their yearly sales and revenue objectives.

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