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Verizon Wireless Announces The Promotion Of Rich Bulger To Director Of Sales Operations And Marketing For The Carolinas/Tennessee Region

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December 6, 2009

Karen Schulz
Karen.Schulz@VerizonWireless.com
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GREENVILLE, SC — Verizon Wireless, the leading wireless company with the most reliable voice and data network, including the nation's largest wireless 3G broadband network, announces the promotion of Rich Bulger to director - Sales Operations and Marketing for the Carolinas/Tennessee region. In this new position, Bulger will oversee the systems, inventory and merchandising operations and regional marketing strategy of the company in the three-state region.

Bulger began his career with Verizon Wireless in 2001. In his tenure with the company, he has held positions including sales rep, retail store manager, and most recently retail district manager in Eastern Tennessee and Western North Carolina. "Rich's years with this company have been characterized by leading in productivity, surpassing goals, creating team spirit, developing strong leaders and strengthening the Verizon Wireless culture," says Jerry Fountain, Verizon Wireless Regional President. "Rich brings a wealth of experience, innovation, energy and creativity to this position. With a dedication to excellence and a proven track record of success, Rich will prove an invaluable addition to the Carolinas/Tennessee senior support team."

Verizon Wireless' commitment to providing customers the highest level of satisfaction and setting the standard in customer service for the wireless industry has been recognized by industry organizations and publications. The company has the highest customer loyalty in the industry based on lowest-in-industry churn and is the largest U.S. wireless company and largest wireless data provider. For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.

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