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Brian Young Of Indiana Named To Verizon Wireless' National President's Cabinet

Honor Awarded to Company's Top Sales Performers

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February 28, 2010

Michelle Gilbert
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EVANSVILLE, IN — Verizon Wireless has named Brian Young, of Newburgh, Ind., to the company's prestigious President's Cabinet.

Young, a senior representative — Retail Sales at the Verizon Wireless Communications Store at 2001 N. Green River Road in Evansville, Ind., demonstrated exceptional sales leadership in 2009 by providing customers in and around Evansville with outstanding service related to company products and service plans. Young 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 sales people.

"At Verizon Wireless, we are very focused on making sure our customers have the best wireless experience possible," said Greg Haller, president — Indiana/Kentucky/Michigan Region, Verizon Wireless. "Brian works diligently to understand and meet his customers' needs and exceed their expectations."

Young, a seven-time inductee into the President's Cabinet, is a graduate of Castle High School in Newburgh and Vincennes University in Vincennes, Ind.

About Verizon Wireless in Indiana
In Indiana, Verizon Wireless has more than 550 employees and 37 company-owned retail locations in 23 cities, including Anderson, Avon, Bloomington, Carmel, Clarksville, Columbus, Elkhart, Evansville, Fort Wayne, Greenwood, Indianapolis, Kokomo, Lafayette, Lawrence, Mishawaka, Merrillville, Muncie, Noblesville, Plainfield, Portage, South Bend, Terre Haute, Valparaiso and Warsaw.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving more than 91 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 83,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NASDAQ and LSE: VOD). For more information, visit 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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