Verizon’s Seidenberg on broadband, China and Cheney

April 6, 2010

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Verizon’s Chief Executive on Tuesday tackled subjects ranging from US healthcare reform,  iPhone, China, his lack of interest in a merger with Vodafone and his feelings about former Vice President Dick Cheney.

Verizon CEO gearing up for retirement, or not?

December 11, 2009

seidenbergCEOs are always pretty coy when asked about their retirement plans.  Verizon Communications Ivan Seidenberg, 63, definitely falls into that category as evidenced by his request that the Wall Street Journal’s Joann Lublin keep his reply off the record when she asked him about succession at a conference on Friday.

Verizon cagey on phones, open about global ambitions

June 24, 2009

In a wide-ranging interview with Charlie Rose earlier this week, Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg danced around questions about cellphones but was more forthcoming about the U.S. telecom giant’s long-term expansion ambitions.

Dear Ivan Seidenberg: It’s me, Knicks Fan

October 14, 2008

Quentin Richardson (front) from the New York Knicks falls out of boundsDoes Ivan Seidenberg, Verizon’s top executive, fancy himself the next media mogul with a pro-sports team, a la Mark Cuban, the Dolan family and Paul Allen?