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Verizon Appoints Sowmyanarayan Sampath As CEO For Verizon Business – $VZ

By John F. Heerdink, Jr.

Reportedly, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) announced the appointment of Sowmyanarayan Sampath to Executive VP and CEO of Verizon Business, effective July 1, 2022. Sampath will succeed Tami Erwin, who will lead the role of Strategic Advisor to the CEO until the end of 2022. Sampath will report directly to Verizon’s Chairman and CEO, Hans Vestberg.

In 2014, Sampath joined Verizon and currently serves as Chief Revenue Officer for Verizon Business. Tami Erwin served as Verizon Business CEO since 2019 and positioned Verizon Business as the partner of choice for customers’ digital transformation efforts. 

“Sampath brings more than two decades of experience in digital transformation and critical network infrastructure on behalf of business customers to his new role at Verizon, plus extensive knowledge of products and their role in powering enterprise growth and global security. I am proud of the Verizon Business team’s drive and continued growth as part of our customer-facing transformation model. Given Sampath’s distinguished Verizon tenure, this will be a seamless transition and I expect him to continue the business momentum,” stated Hans Vestberg, Verizon Chairman and CEO. 

“I come to this role from a very diverse background, a mindset to constantly learn, and a mission to lead with kindness and integrity during this critical moment of radical digitization for our customers. The Verizon Business team is absolutely the best in the business and I am committed to ensuring we continue to build on the momentum and success we have shared together thus far. The time is now to disrupt the industry and stay laser-focused on transformational outcomes for our customers and how Verizon serves their needs,” stated Sowmyanarayan Sampath.


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(Read Original Story: Sowmyanarayan Sampath named Chief Executive Officer, Verizon Business in GlobeNewswire)


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