Thread regarding Verizon Communications Inc. layoffs

This is What Happened Today (No Layoffs, Yes Reorg)

During a Wireless employee webcast today, Operations leader John Stratton announced a new organization structure designed to position us closer to our customers. The new structure will improve delivery speed and agility and enable the company to evolve with the changing needs of our customers. Check back soon for the webcast replay. We have created a new market-based structure, eliminating the Area and Regional model and its organization layers and complexity. The new markets are: North East, South East, Great Lakes, North Central, South Central and Pacific. In addition, we are creating a consolidated Wireless Customer Care Group, joining our call centers with customer service strategy and national service operations. We have also formed the Wireless Business Sales and Operations Group, which brings together our wireless enterprise and large corporate account management teams, together with business customer service and business operations. Further, we are streamlining our Wireless Sales and Marketing Operations, Wireless Network, Finance, Legal, HR, IT and PR functions into single organizations to reduce redundancy, drive consistency and to improve speed of delivery to the markets. “Our previous wireless organizational design has served us well since our founding 15 years ago,” Stratton said. “Looking ahead, the next-gen customer’s expectations for everything we do – our products, sales, and service delivery – are very different. We’ll be required to rapidly evolve every aspect of our business. This new structure will speed decision making, and ensure a razor-sharp focus on the changing needs of our current and future customer base.” The Wireless Operations leadership team is: Show David Small will continue to lead Wireless Operations. Reporting to Small: Show Krista Bourne, market leader for South Central Bobby Bazargani, Indirect Sales, Houston, TX Jonathan Blitz, Business Sales, Little Rock, AR Chad Cooper, Indirect Sales, Irving, TX Robert Edmunds, Indirect Sales, Little Rock, AR Seth Hachmeister, Business Sales, Houston, TX John Harris, Business Sales, Chandler, AZ Leslie Hernandez, Business Sales, Irving, TX David Leckwold, Indirect Sales, Chandler, AZ Michelle Miller, leader of Retail Sales • Matthew Burkart, Retail Sales, Metairie, LA • David Giegel, Retail Sales, Irving, TX • Steven Keller, Retail Sales, Chandler, AZ • Barton Lagomarsino, Retail Sales, Irving, TX • Howard Whittecar, Retail Sales, Houston, TX Show Ken Dixon, market leader for North East Andre Green, Business Sales, Rochester, NY Jayson Mcbride, Business Sales, Trevose, PA John McCarthy, Business Sales, Orangeburg, NY Pino Salonna, Indirect Sales, Warren, NJ Holly Storm, Indirect Sales, Wilmington, MA Bradley Van Antwerp, Business Sales, Wilmington, MA Mike Willsey, Indirect Sales, Trevose, PA Kevin Zavaglia, leader of Retail Sales • Denise Cassidy, Retail Sales, New Hartford, NY • Chris Flood, Retail Sales, Trevose, PA • Rich Hunter, Retail Sales, Wallingford, CT • Gregg Schenkel, Retail Sales, Warren, NJ •Wendy Taccetta, Retail Sales, Orangeburg, NY • Mark Tina, Retail Sales, Wilmington, MA Show John Granby, market leader for Great Lakes Nicole Barnes, Indirect Sales, Schaumburg, IL Michael McMahon, Business Sales, Schaumburg, IL Mark Nachman, Business Sales, Warrendale, PA Aimee Novak, Business Sales, Southfield, MI Lisa Pipkin, Indirect Sales, Warrendale, PA Michael Shreve, Indirect Sales, Southfield, MI Brian Pascoe, leader of Retail Sales • Andrew Brady, Retail Sales, Hilliard, OH • Jarrett Dawson, Retail Sales, Schaumburg, IL • Patrick Lewis, Retail Sales, Indianapolis, IN • James Marzullo, Retail Sales, Schaumburg, IL • Eric Spadafora, Retail Sales, Southfield, MI • Darren Webster, Retail Sales, Warrendale, PA Show Gregory Haller, market leader for Pacific David Cartagena, National Indirect Sales, Irvine, CA Janet Catalan, National Indirect Sales, Walnut Creek, CA Christopher Dietrich, Indirect Sales, Beaverton, OR Ajay Dugar, Business Sales, Bellevue, WA Glenn Eggert, Business Sales, Irvine, CA Tamara Flowers, Business Sales, Irvine, CA Ralph Kaiser, Business Sales, San Luis Obispo, CA Ana Olguin-Aguilar, Indirect Sales, Irvine, CA Westley Senechal, Business Sales, Folsom, CA Jason Taylor, Indirect Sales, Walnut Creek, CA Ian Yahya, Retail Sales, Honolulu, HI Jon Voiles, Retail Sales, Anchorage, AK Eric Reed, leader of Retail Sales • David Hickey, Retail Sales, Irvine, CA • Michael Wojcik, Retail Sales, Walnut Creek, CA • Gregg Yacovone, Retail Sales, Irvine, CA Show Russ Preite, market leader for North Central Bradley Alkire, Business Sales, Weldon Spring, MO John Barrieau, Indirect Sales, Plymouth, MN Elizabeth Brownson, Indirect Sales, Greenwood Village, CO Khris Stillman, Indirect Sales, Weldon Spring, MO Paul Takisaki, Business Sales, Plymouth, MN Thomas Zimmerman, Business Sales, Greenwood Village, CO James Hyland, leader of Retail Sales • Erika Angell, Retail Sales, Omaha, NE • Jason Gauthier, Retail Sales, Plymouth, MN • Jonathan Mahony, Retail Sales, Overland Park, KS • Christopher Shank, Retail Sales, Greenwood Village, CO Show Roger Tang, market leader for South East Dean Antonilli, Business Sales, Charlotte, NC Mark Bryan, Business Sales, Alpharetta, GA Glen Brogno, Indirect Sales, Temple Terrace, FL Janet Imwold, Business Sales, Laurel, MD Karen Knapp, Business Sales, Temple Terrace, FL Michele Lance, National Indirect Sales, Greenville, SC Scott Langley, Business Sales, Laurel, MD Bob Milton, Indirect Sales, Laurel, MD Patrick Morgan, Indirect Sales, Greenville, SC Rachael Dollinger Nagrowski, Business Sales, Alpharetta, GA Sean Nickerson, Indirect Sales, Alpharetta, GA Jonathan LeCompte, leader of Retail Sales • Stephanie Andrews, Retail Sales, Temple Terrace, FL • Gabriela Borrego, Retail Sales, Boca Raton, FL • James English, Retail Sales, Glen Allen, VA • Traci Harwood, Retail Sales, Alpharetta, GA • Leigh Anne Lanier, Retail Sales, Cary, NC • Erik Lee, Retail Sales, Alpharetta, GA • Wayne Smith, Retail Sales, Laurel, MD • Stacy Tislow, Retail Sales, Franklin, TN Show Christine Baron, leader of Customer Care Operations Joan Bowyer, Customer Service Charles Falco, Customer Service Lou Sigillo, Customer Service Operations Kwame Trotman, Customer Service Manish Nasta, Strategy & Transformation Tony Yannone, Customer Service Core Ron Zanders, Customer Service SPC Show TJ Fox, leader of Business Sales & Operations Michael Gavin, Sales Operations Monica Hammond, Business/Government Customer Operations Todd Loccisano, Contract Management Matthew Montgomery, Business Operations Christopher Lewter, leader of Wireless Enterprise Sales • Anna Bailey, Wireless Enterprise Sales, Manufacturing and Auto • Michael Brander, Wireless Enterprise Sales, Energy Utilities and Healthcare • Joe Cayero, Wireless Enterprise Sales, Finance and Insurance • Howard Faber, Wireless Enterprise Sales, Transportation Distribution and Corporate • Barry Morehart, Wireless Enterprise Sales, Professional Services, Technology, Media Entertainment and System Integrators • Mark Sidwell, Wireless Enterprise Sales, Retail and Hospitality Show Bobby Morrison, leader of Wireless Digital Operations Shannon Calvert, Self-Service Marc Defigueiredo, Digital Channel Operations Mark Studness, Digital Experience Aslon Varoqua, Digital Channel Sales John Colaiuti, leader of Wireless Indirect Mario Turco, leader of Wireless Wholesale Luis Cruz, leader of Global Offers Implementation Show Nicki Palmer will continue to lead Wireless Network Operations. Wireless leaders reporting to Palmer: Beth Drohan, National Network Operations Michael Haberman, Network Support Aparna Khurjekar, Field Network Brian Mecum, Field Network Lynn Ramsey, Field Network Steve Smith will continue to lead Wireless Business Development. The Operations leadership team with both Wireless and Wireline responsibility is: Show Nancy Clark will continue to lead Verizon Marketing Operations. Wireless leaders reporting to Clark: Matthew Carr, Marketing Field Operations Kristi Crum, Marketing & Distribution Strategy Domenico D’Ambrosio, Channel Operations Jeffrey Dietel, Wireless Devices Carol Juliano, Marketing Events Robert Miller, Pricing, Promotions & GTM Show Martha Delehanty will continue to lead HR Operations, and report to Marc Reed. Wireless leaders reporting to Delehanty: Lisa Damask, Wireless HR Operations Celeste Pocher, Compensation Louann Tedrick, Learning & Development Show Matt Ellis will continue to lead Verizon Finance Operations. Wireless leaders reporting to Ellis: Ann Brodow, Wireless FP&A Joseph Moravec, Wireless Operations Field Finance William Sansalone, Wireless Commercial Finance Nancy Schuehler, Compliance Show Steve Tugentman will continue to lead Legal Operations. Wireless leaders reporting to Tugentman: Micki Chen, Network Tech & Patents Sheryl Suarez, Field Operations Robert Ernst, Distribution & Compliance Jerome Karnick, Marketing & Sales Operations Shankar Arumugavelu will continue

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Verizon to Reduce Number of Regional Offices, Cut Jobs

Scott Moritz

October 28, 2015 — 3:49 PM CDT

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Verizon Communications Inc., the largest U.S. wireless carrier, informed employees Wednesday that its wireless operations will be reorganized and that there will be an unspecified number of job cuts.

The company’s 20 regional offices will be reduced to six, Verizon spokesman Jim Gerace said Wednesday. He said some jobs will be eliminated though declined to say how many. Sales and store employees won’t be affected, he said.

Verizon, which had a workforce of 177,900 as of the end of the third quarter, is seeking to cut costs as U.S. households give up their traditional home phones in favor of mobile technology.

The company gets about 29 percent of its revenue from landlines, and is investing in wireless and Internet-delivered content. Last month Verizon introduced go90, a free mobile video service with shows aimed at teens. In 2000, landline operations accounted for 67 percent of revenue.

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VZ fired him / is about to fire him and you guys are saying he should be worried about being terminated.....

News flash... He already has been!

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Anything https will take care of the privacy issues

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Just use hidemyass dot com and you are good

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This is an epic thread

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REDUNDANCY - rɪˈdʌnd(ə)nsi - noun (British English): the state of being no longer in employment because there is no more work available. - plural noun: redundancies - "the factory's workers face redundancy" -- synonyms: sacking, dismissal, lay-off, discharge, notice; unemployment; one's cards; informal marching orders - "they know redundancy is in the offing" -

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- I re-posted, I am allowed to do that. I used a TOR browser which directed my post traffic through a worldwide volunteer network consisting of more than six thousand relays. To spice things up, I've connected through a fee Dutch based (good luck with any privacy affecting subpoena in Holland) proxy as well. Back to TOR - the National Security Agency (NSA) characterized Tor as "the King of high-secure, low-latency Internet anonymity" with "no contenders for the throne in waiting" - NSA is yet to crack it, so if Verizon IT can pull it off I am really f***ed. Enjoy my post!

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Reorganization = Redundancies = RIFs ....Believe it

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Thanks for the corporate spin but I'm not sure how "Further, we are streamlining our Wireless Sales and Marketing Operations, Wireless Network, Finance, Legal, HR, IT and PR functions into single organizations to reduce redundancy, drive consistency and to improve speed of delivery to the markets." equals no layoffs.

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Anonymous186449.....Thank You for sharing BUT writing internal VZ company information on a public forum like this, you may have violated the Code of Business Conduct and can be terminated. YES THEY CAN, trace your post via your IP address to your home address, match home address to VZ billing records ...match billing records against employee data records and Bingo! ..

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Yes, there have been layoffs today.

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Thank you for the information

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You can be terminated for leaking this info

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