Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Verizon's COO Dennis F. Strigl to Retire

Dennis F. Strigl, Verizon Communications' President and Chief Operating Officer, confirmed plans to retire to from the company by the end of 2009. Strigl is responsible for the operations of Verizon's network-based businesses - Verizon Wireless, Verizon Telecom and Verizon Business -- as well as Verizon Services Operations, which provides financial, real estate and other services to all of the company's operations. He is widely recognized as a key architect of the wireless industry, and of Verizon Wireless, where he served as president and chief executive officer until assuming his current role in 2007.

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