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Verizon Wireless Appoints Greg Heenan To Associate Director Of National Accounts For The Carolinas/Tennessee Region

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October 5, 2009

Karen Schulz
Karen.Schulz@VerizonWireless.com
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CHARLOTTE, NC — Verizon Wireless, builder and operator of the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network*, appoints Greg Heenan as associate director, National Accounts for the Carolinas/Tennessee region. Since joining Verizon Wireless and the company's legacy companies in 1997, Heenan has proven his ability to succeed in managing both Data Sales and Strategic Account Sales teams. Heenan was previously director, Data Sales for the Georgia/Alabama region.

"Greg's leadership skills and experience are a perfect fit to support large business accounts in the Carolinas and Tennessee," said Dean Antonilli, director Business Sales for Verizon Wireless' Carolinas/Tennessee Region. "He has a track record of exceeding expectations and goals, as well as fostering an environment of leadership that brings out the best in all members of the teams he manages."

Heenan is a graduate of Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC, where he received a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. He has served on the board of directors and executive committee for the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce in Georgia, as well as the board of directors for the Healthcare Society at the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), since 2007.

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