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Michael Slusser Of Akron, Ohio, Named To Verizon Wireless' National President's Cabinet

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

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February 19, 2009

Laura Merritt
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WARRENDALE, PA — Verizon Wireless has named Michael Slusser, of Akron, Ohio, to the company’s prestigious President’s Cabinet.

Slusser, indirect account manager, demonstrated exceptional sales leadership in 2008 by providing customers in Summit, Stark, Portage, Tuscarawas and Cuyahoga counties 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 percent in 2008 sales, placing him as one of the company’s top performers among its more than 18,000 sales people. Slusser has been with the company for 10 years.

“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. “Michael works diligently to understand and meet his customers’ needs and exceed their expectations.”

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