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Jeff Hargrove, Carson City, Nevada, 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 17, 2010

Heidi Flato
Heidi.Flato@VerizonWireless.com
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RENO, NV — Jeff Hargrove, assistant retail manager with Verizon Wireless in Nevada, 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.

Hargrove earned the distinction by demonstrating exceptional sales leadership and delivering an outstanding customer experience in assisting customers with wireless productivity tools, including 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 Kevin Zavaglia, regional president, Verizon Wireless. “Jeff 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 Heidi Flato at Heidi.Flato@verizonwireless.com.

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