Ronan Dunne, the former CEO of O2 UK, has been named executive vice president and group president of Verizon Wireless, effective in September. Dunne will report to John Stratton, executive vice president and president of Operations. Dunne was CEO of O2 UK for eight years and stepped down recently after the failed sale of the operator to Hutchison. He was also a member of the Executive Committee of parent Telefonica. At Verizon, he will be responsible for all aspects of Verizon Wireless’ operations, including marketing operations, wireless operations, network operations, customer care and digital operations.