News Release

Verizon Wireless Names Laurence Tos Williamstown, New Jersey, Assistant Store Manager

May 18, 2004

Sheldon Jones
Sheldon.Jones@VerizonWireless.com
215-638-5668 (office)
215-219-8890 (mobile)Pam Boyd
pam@thomasboyd.com
856-642-6226

WILLIAMSTOWN, NJ — Verizon Wireless has named Laurence Tos assistant manager of its retail location in Williamstown. In his new position, Tos will be responsible for customer service, sales and employee training.

Previously, Tos was the assistant manager of the Verizon Wireless Atlantic City store where he assisted management with merchandising, customer service and supervision of the sales staff. Prior to that, Tos was the assistant manager of the Verizon Wireless Center City store in Philadelphia where he earned the Top Assistant Store Manager (assistant store manager) award for most sales in September 2003.

A Camden County resident, Tos received a Bachelor of Arts in business management from Temple University in Philadelphia.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless is the nation's leading provider of wireless communications. The company has the largest nationwide wireless voice and data network and 39 million customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com.  To receive broadcast-quality video footage of Verizon Wireless operations, log onto www.thenewsmarket.com/verizonwireless.

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