By all accounts, Edmund P. Jensen has all the global vision and industry knowledge that his new job - president of Visa International - will require.

But sitting across a table last week from Charles T. Russell, the man he will succeed, Mr. Jensen seemed every bit the eager student, hanging on every word, displaying an openness that may be just as crucial in dealing with 19,000 member institutions around the world.

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