Virgin Mobile USA Names CTO

Virgin Mobile USA welcomes new chief information & technology officer

September 2, 2008

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WARREN, N.J. -- Virgin Mobile USA, Inc. (NYSE: VM - News) has made an important addition to its leadership team by naming a new Chief Information and Technology Officer (CIO/CTO). Daniel A. Acton, a veteran of the IT industry, has assumed responsibility for leading the company's evolution in information technology as it expands its information operations through an outsourcing agreement with IBM and integration of Helio's IT operations.

In this role, Acton will assume management responsibilities for the present Virgin Mobile USA IT and product development operations. He will focus on integrating key business and technology processes, to move Virgin Mobile USA ahead as a full service wireless provider. Acton will build a new portfolio management team to govern the strategy and investment in information technology.

"Our information technology capability is of course a crucial part of our ability to deliver quality wireless service and award-winning customer care. Virgin Mobile USA is always looking for ways to improve our services and products for both customers and employees," said David Messenger, chief administrative and corporate development officer, Virgin Mobile USA. "Dan plays a critical role in ensuring that IT operations and infrastructure functionality are at the optimum level, balancing innovation and costs. He has a proven track record as an effective manager paired with many years of experience in the information and technology industry. We look forward to leveraging his insights."

Virgin Mobile USA Inc. (NYSE: VM)

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