Verizon Names Michael Maiorana to Lead Public Sector Sales Organization

   Verizon Names Michael Maiorana to Lead Public Sector Sales Organization

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2013

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Verizon has named Michael Maiorana as
senior vice president of public sector markets for Verizon Enterprise
Solutions, effective immediately.

In his new role, Maiorana will lead Verizon's strategic direction in public
sector markets and be responsible for sales and customer satisfaction for
federal, state and local governments, as well as education and public safety
customers across the U.S.

He succeeds Susan Zeleniak, who has retired after a 39-year career in public
sector and telecommunications, 16 of them at Verizon.

Previously, Maiorana was president of the Washington-Baltimore-Virginia region
for Verizon Wireless, with responsibility for sales, marketing, customer
service, retail stores and the expansion of the company's wireless network.

Prior to that, Maiorana was vice president of national government sales and
operations at Verizon Wireless, where he led sales and customer service for
federal, state and local government customers, including those in law
enforcement, public safety and municipalities.

Maiorana began his career with Verizon in 1990 as a sales representative and
moved on to assignments of increasing responsibility in corporate and
government accounts, retail sales, sales operations and training.

He is currently serving a second term as a member of the board of directors of
the Northern Virginia Technology Council.

Maiorana earned a Master of Business Administration in finance from Montclair
State University, and hold a bachelor's degree in marketing from Rutgers

Verizon is a leading provider of advanced IT and communications services to
governments around the world. Visit the Verizon Public Sector  website for
more information.

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