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Carla Brionez Of Kentucky Named To Verizon Wireless' National President's Cabinet

Honor Awarded to Company's Top Sales Performers

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March 15, 2010

Michelle Gilbert
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PADUCAH, KY — Verizon Wireless has named Carla Brionez, of Paducah, Ky., to the company’s prestigious President’s Cabinet.

Brionez, a retail sales representative at the Verizon Wireless Communications Store at 5017 Hinkleville Road in Paducah, demonstrated exceptional sales leadership in 2009 by providing customers in and around Paducah with outstanding service related to company products and service plans. Brionez earned the award by meeting several criteria, including being ranked in the top 1 percent in 2009 sales, placing her 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. “Carla works diligently to understand and meet her customers’ needs and exceed their expectations.”

About Verizon Wireless in Kentucky
In Kentucky, Verizon Wireless has more than 150 employees and 120-plus points of presence including company-owned retail stores, indirect agents and national retailers.

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, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: 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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