McCullough appointed to

Canadian tech company

TORONTO - David Harris, President and CEO of Kinectrics Inc. recently announced that Glenn L. McCullough Jr., former chairman of the Tennessee Valley Authority and mayor of Tupelo, has been appointed as the new chairman of the board of dDirectors for Kinectrics Inc., a leading international supplier of advanced technologies and engineering services focused on the electric power sector. Kinectrics, headquartered in Toronto, is owned by Vision Capital of London.

The company said McCullough's broad-based background in power generation "is ideal to support Kinectrics in developing greater access to many growth markets."

In a parallel appointment, McCullough also will serve as chairman of the board of directors for Vision Capital's U.S. based firm NuVision Engineering.

Kinectrics Inc., which operates as an independent company, was formerly the technical division of Ontario Hydro, predecessor to Ontario Power Generation.

NuVision Engineering Inc. has delivered technology solutions for more than 30 years to a variety of customers, including the U.S. government, public utilities, foreign governments and a variety of commercial clients. The company (formerly AEAT ESI) offers a wide range of engineering services for the energy industry, including plant life extension and safety, waste treatment and decontamination, non-destructive evaluation and HazOps Robotics manipulators.

Survey shows Yellow Book

favored by consumers

TUPELO - Consumers in Tupelo are turning to Yellow Book when searching for buying information, according to a syndicated study conducted by Knowledge Networks/SRI in December,.

KN/SRI, the survey research firm hired by the yellow pages industry to conduct a market share and usage results study, showed that the usage share for Yellow Book's Tupelo directory is 46.7 percent, compared to 37.5 percent for BellSouth's Greater Lee County directory in Yellow Book's directory distribution area.

Yellow Book is the oldest and largest independent publisher of yellow pages directories in the United States and operates in 47 states plus the District of Columbia.Yellow Book came to Tupelo in 1998, and has four local offices and distributes 15 directories throughout the state.

The company was founded in 1930.

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