Ivan Seidenberg, Verizon Co-CEO and President to Appear at National Press Club

Date and Time:
12:30 - 1:00 p.m. Luncheon in the Press Club's Ballroom
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Presentation and Q & A

Speaker: Ivan Seidenberg, Co-Chief Executive Officer and President of Verizon Communications, the company formed by the merger of Bell Atlantic and GTE, one of the world's largest providers of communications services.
Reservations: Pat Nelson, 202-662-7539

Cost: Members, $16; Students, $16; Nonmembers, $35

Tables of 8 or 10 available
Where: National Press Building Ballroom

14th and F Streets, NW (next to the J.W. Marriott Hotel)

Washington, DC
Website: www.press.org

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Verizon Communications

Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ), formed by the merger of Bell Atlantic and GTE, is one of the world's leading providers of communications services. Verizon companies are the largest providers of wireline and wireless communications in the United States, with more than 100 million access line equivalents and 25.6 million wireless customers. A Fortune 10 company with more than 260,000 employees and approximately $60 billion in 1999 revenues, Verizon's global presence extends to 40 countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Pacific. For more information on Verizon, visit www.verizon.com .