News Release

Verizon Wireless Promotes Donald Samburg Hamilton Marketplace, New Jersey Store Manager

November 18, 2004

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

HAMILTON, NJ — Verizon Wireless has promoted Donald Samburg to manager of its retail location in Hamilton. In his new position, Samburg will be responsible for customer service, retail sales, inventory, merchandising and employee training.

Previously, Samburg was the assistant store manager for the Verizon Wireless retail store in Mt. Laurel, N.J., where he assisted management with merchandising, customer service and supervision of the sales staff. Samburg started his career with Verizon Wireless as a sales representative for the company's Cherry Hill store and was then promoted to assistant store manager of the company's retail store in Burlington.

An employee of Verizon Wireless for five years, Samburg attended Burlington County College and resides in Burlington County.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 42.1 million voice and data 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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