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Martin Drews Of Ohio Named To Verizon Wireless' National President's Cabinet

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

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March 2, 2010

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HERMITAGE, PA — Verizon Wireless has named Martin Drews of Boardman, Ohio, to the company's prestigious President's Cabinet.

Drews, an assistant retail sales manager at the Verizon Wireless Communications Store at 3372 East State Street in Hermitage, demonstrated exceptional sales leadership in 2009 by providing customers in the area with outstanding service related to company products and service plans. Drews earned the award by meeting several criteria, including being ranked in the top 1 percent in 2009 sales, placing him as one of the company's top performers among its more than 25,000 Verizon Wireless sales people.

"At Verizon Wireless, we are very focused on making sure our customers have the best wireless experience possible," said Roger Tang, president—Ohio/Pennsylvania/West Virginia Region, Verizon Wireless. "Martin works diligently to understand and meet his customers' needs and exceed their expectations."

Drews has been with the company for two years and is a graduate of Cuyahoga Falls High School in Ohio.

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