Don't try to tell Ronald T. Urquhart that setting up a credit card operation in the United Kingdom is a chore.

"We are treating this as a fun project rather than a working project," said Mr. Urquhart, senior vice president of People's Bank of Bridgeport, Conn., who is obviously enjoying his first stint abroad.

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