News Release

Jason Franks, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Named To Verizon Wireless' National President's Cabinet

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

February 21, 2007

Laura Merritt
Laura.Merritt@VerizonWireless.com
614-560-2605Jeff Donaldson
For Verizon Wireless
jeff.donaldson@elias-savion.com  
412-642-7700

WARRENDALE, PA — Verizon Wireless has named Jason Franks, of Pittsburgh, to the company's prestigious President's Cabinet.

Franks, an assistant retail sales manager at the Verizon Wireless Communications Store at 3828 William Penn Highway in Monroeville, Pa., demonstrated exceptional sales leadership in 2006 by providing customers in Allegheny County with outstanding service related to company products and service plans. He earned the award by meeting several criteria, including being ranked in the top 1.17 percent in 2006 sales, placing him as one of the company's top performers among its more than 17,000 sales executives.

"At Verizon Wireless, we are very focused on making sure our customers have the best wireless experience possible, no matter how they connect with our company," said Roger Tang, president—Ohio/Pennsylvania/West Virginia region, Verizon Wireless. "Jason works diligently to understand and exceed our customers' needs and expectations."

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving more than 59 million customers. The largest US wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 65,000 employees nationwide. The company 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 preview and request 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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