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Bill Hozey, Honolulu, Hawaii, Wins Top Honors For Sales And Customer Service At Verizon Wireless' National President's Cabinet

Honor earned by just 1% of company's sales executive team

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March 16, 2010

Scott Charlston
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HONOLULU, HI — Bill Hozey, major account manager with Verizon Wireless in Hawaii, has earned membership in Verizon Wireless’ President’s Cabinet. The honor is reserved for those ranking in the top one percent nationally in sales during 2009.

Hozey earned the distinction by demonstrating exceptional sales leadership and delivering an outstanding customer experience in assisting customers with wireless productivity tools including smartphones, wireless data applications like Mobile Broadband and other Verizon Wireless multimedia and data solutions. The recognition places him as one of the company’s top performers among its more than 18,000 sales executives across the country in 2009.

“At Verizon Wireless, we encourage our employees to listen carefully to the needs of our customers and match the right products and services to those needs,” said Kelley Kurtzman, regional president, Verizon Wireless. “Bill exemplifies what it means to put customers first. He is highly valued by us and his customers.”

Editor’s Note: A high-resolution digital photo is available of the President’s Cabinet award winner by contacting Scott Charlston at scott.charlston@verizonwireless.com.

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