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Randy Aponte Of Ohio Named To Verizon Wireless' National President's Cabinet

Honor Awarded to Company's Top Sales Performers

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March 1, 2010

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ASHTABULA, OH — Verizon Wireless has named Randy Aponte of North Kingsville, Ohio, to the company’s prestigious President’s Cabinet.

Aponte, a retail sales representative at the Verizon Wireless Communications Store at 3315 North Ridge Road East in Ashtabula, demonstrated exceptional sales leadership in 2009 by providing customers in the area with outstanding service related to company products and service plans. Aponte 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. “Randy works diligently to understand and meet his customers’ needs and exceed their expectations.”

Aponte has been with the company for more than four years and attended Kent State University.

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