Huntington Bancshares of Columbus, Ohio, has moved its Internet, call center, smart card, and related "virtual" activities into a separate business unit.

In an apparent first for a major U.S. banking company, Huntington conferred on the new unit, Direct Access Financial Services, an organizational status equal to the six geographical regions spanning from Michigan to Florida.

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