News Release

Michael Meier Named To Verizon Wireless' National President's Cabinet

Honor Given to Company's Top Sales and Customer Service Performers

February 10, 2005

Michelle Gilbert
Michelle.Gilbert@VerizonWireless.com
248-915-3680

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Verizon Wireless has named Michael Meier, of Fishers, Indiana, to the company's prestigious President's Cabinet for the second consecutive year.

Meier, a major accounts manager based in Indianapolis, was given the President's Cabinet designation for ranking in the top two percent nationally in sales during 2004, placing him as one of the company's top performers among its more than 15,000 sales executives.

A 14-year veteran of Verizon Wireless, Meier earned the honor by demonstrating exceptional sales leadership in providing Indiana customers with outstanding service on company products and plans, such as the NationalAccess high-speed wireless data network, and TXT and Picture Messaging services.

"At Verizon Wireless, we encourage our employees to focus on their potential rather than on what is expected of them," said Greg Haller, president—Indiana/Kentucky/Michigan Region, Verizon Wireless. "Michael exemplifies what it means to reach for that potential. He is highly valued by us and his customers."

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 43.8 million voice and data customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, N.J., 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 on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

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