News Release

Brian Young Named To Verizon Wireless' National President's Cabinet in Indiana

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

April 27, 2006

Michelle Gilbert
Michelle.Gilbert@VerizonWireless.com
248-915-3680Shannon King
sking@bjmpr.com
317-631-6400

EVANSVILLE, IN — Verizon Wireless has named Brian Young, of Evansville, to the company's prestigious President's Cabinet for the fourth consecutive year.

Young demonstrated exceptional sales leadership in 2005 by providing Evansville customers outstanding service on company products and plans, such as the company's BroadbandAccess high-speed wireless data network, and TXT and Picture Messaging services.

Young is a senior retail sales representative at the Verizon Wireless Communications Store at 2001 N. Green River Road. 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—Indiana/Michigan//Kentucky Region, Verizon Wireless. "Brian exemplifies what it means to put customers first. 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 51.3 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 and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.  

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