Following a four-decade career with ARI, Ken Baittinger, senior vice president, client relations/operations, retired effective January 2004. Baittinger joined ARI in 1960, and has worked in, supervised, and managed in all sectors of sales, operations, International and client service for ARI. Baittinger has agreed to continue as an independent consultant to ARI following his retirement. As a result of Baittinger's retirement, Carl Ortell, CFO, will assume responsibility for international and Frank Cardile, Senior Vice President of Operations, will assume client relations and major account management duties while retaining responsibility for all operations areas.

Originally posted on Fleet Financials