Wednesday, January 30, 2002

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Airline union ballots will be counted Friday

        Today is the last day for ballots to be received from about 20,000 Delta Air Lines flight attendants voting in a union authorization election.

        The Association of Flight Attendants is seeking to represent the flight attendants, including about 1,100 at Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Airport.

        Ballots returned count as a yes vote, while ballots not returned count as a no vote. More than 50 percent of the ballots would have to be sent for approval. The votes will be counted Friday in Washington.

Convergys Corp. signs new license agreement

        Convergys Corp., the Cincinnati billing and customer care provider, took another step in its effort to expand in Asia by signing a billing software agreement with Thailand's largest wireless provider.

        Financial terms of the agreement with Advanced Info Service Plc, weren't disclosed, but Convergys said the agreement was the largest license to date for its Geneva billing software.

        Convergys said AIS will use the Geneva software to support various pre and post-paid service offerings.

Cincinnatian promoted to Intel vice president

        Cincinnati native Michael J. Fister, 47, has been promoted to senior vice president and general manager of Intel Corp.'s enterprise platforms group.

        Mr. Fister, a graduate of Roger Bacon High School and the University of Cincinnati, joined the world's largest computer chip maker in 1987. He oversees the group providing Intel's enterprise customers with servers, workstation processors, chipset and board products as well as software and services. He was named an Intel corporate officer in 1999.

— Staff reports


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