News Release

Timothy Gable Named To Verizon Wireless' National President's Cabinet in Michigan

Honor Given To Company's Top Sales And Customer Service Performers

April 25, 2006

Michelle Gilbert
Michelle.Gilbert@VerizonWireless.com
248-915-3680Tom Huber
thuber@marxlayne.com
248-855-6777

LIVONIA, MI — Verizon Wireless has named Timothy Gable, of Livonia, to the company's prestigious President's Cabinet for the first time.

Gable demonstrated exceptional sales leadership in 2005 by providing customers in Macomb and Oakland counties outstanding service on company products and service plans, such as TXT, Picture and Video Messaging services and advanced data products.

Gable works as an indirect account manager in Southfield. He earned the President's Cabinet designation for meeting a series of criteria, including being ranked in the top 1.5 percent nationally in 2005 sales, placing him as one of the company's top performers among its more than 15,000 sales executives.

"At Verizon Wireless, we encourage our employees to focus on matching our products and services to customer needs," said Greg Haller, president—Michigan/Indiana/Kentucky Region, Verizon Wireless. "Tim exemplifies what it means to put customers first. He is highly valued by us and his customers."

About Verizon Wireless
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