News Release

Verizon Wireless Names John Chynoweth Assistant Manager At Plymouth Meeting Mall, Pennsylvania Communications Store

June 20, 2002

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

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

PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA — Verizon Wireless has named John Chynoweth assistant store manager for the company's retail location in the Plymouth Meeting Mall. In his new position, Chynoweth will be responsible for customer service, new sales, employee training, billing and inventory.

"John's track record in providing outstanding customer service and knowledge about Verizon Wireless products and services will be invaluable in his role as assistant manager of the Plymouth Meeting Mall store," said Ria Tielman, district manager.

Chynoweth has spent his entire career in the field of retail sales. A Verizon Wireless employee for three years, he most recently served as assistant store manager at the company's Roosevelt Mall Store. He was also the supervisor of Verizon Wireless' Neshaminy Mall Kiosk, a lead sales representative for the Woodhaven store and a retail sales representative for the Ardmore location.

Chynoweth is a member of Verizon Wireless' Winner Circle, an honor reserved for Verizon Wireless employees who achieve the top percentage of sales in the region.

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