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James Butler Of Ohio Named To Verizon Wireless' National President's Cabinet

Honor Awarded to Company's Top Sales Performers

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February 20, 2011

Laura Merritt
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CINCINNATI, OH — Verizon Wireless has named James Butler of Cincinnati, to the company’s prestigious President’s Cabinet.

Butler, based in Cincinnati, is a business account executive for the Ohio/Pennsylvania/West Virginia Region’s Business Sales team. He demonstrated exceptional sales leadership in 2010 by providing customers with outstanding service related to company products and service plans. Butler earned the award by meeting several criteria, including being ranked in the top 1 percent in 2010 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 Mark Frazier, president–Ohio/Pennsylvania/West Virginia Region, Verizon Wireless. “James works diligently to understand and meet his customers’ needs and exceed their expectations.”

Butler attended Cincinnati State Technical and Community College.

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