Verizon taps Sampedro to lead Mid-Atlantic residential, SMB wireline operations

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has appointed Manuel Sampedro as the area president for its wireline operations in the Mid-Atlantic Region, including the competitive areas of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C.  

Manuel Sampedro, Verizon

Sampedro (Image source: Verizon)

Sampedro is taking over this position from William Foshay, who was recently named president of Verizon Wireless' Northeast Area.

He will oversee marketing, sales and service delivery for the company's wireline voice, Internet and video services, overseeing a team of more than 13,000 technicians, and sales and service employees.

During his six years with the telco, Sampedro has served in various roles throughout its Northeast region. He most recently served as Verizon's regional president of consumer and mass markets for the New York South/East region where he oversaw more than 5,000 employees who served customers on Long Island and in Brooklyn, the Bronx and the northern suburbs of New York City. Earlier, he served as regional president for Verizon's New England region.

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