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Local Man Wins National Sales Award Eight Times In Newburgh, Indiana

Brian Young Named to Verizon Wireless' President's Cabinet

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March 13, 2011

Michelle Gilbert
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NEWBURGH, IN — Verizon Wireless has named Brian Young of Newburgh to the company's prestigious President's Cabinet for the eighth consecutive year.

Young, a senior retail sales representative at the Verizon Wireless Communications Store at 2001 N. Green River Road in Evansville, demonstrated exceptional sales leadership in 2010 by providing customers in southern Indiana with outstanding service related to company products and service plans. Young earned the award by meeting several criteria, including being ranked in the top 1 percent in 2010 sales, which places 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 John Granby, president — Indiana/Kentucky/Michigan Region, Verizon Wireless. "Brian works diligently to understand and meet his customers' needs and exceed their expectations."

Young is a graduate of Vincennes University in Vincennes, Ind. Additionally, he has served as a volunteer firefighter for 15 years with the Ohio Township Fire Department.

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About Verizon Wireless in Indiana
In Indiana, Verizon Wireless has more than 550 employees and 38 company-owned retail locations in 24 cities, including Anderson, Avon, Bloomington, Carmel, Columbus, Elkhart, Evansville, Fort Wayne, Greenwood, Indianapolis, Kokomo, Lafayette, Lawrence, Merrillville, Mishawaka, Muncie, Noblesville, Plainfield, Portage, Schererville, South Bend, Terre Haute, Valparaiso and Warsaw.

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Verizon Wireless operates the nation's fastest and most advanced 4G network and largest and most reliable 3G network, and serves more than 94 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 82,000 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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