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FIS Announces James “Woody” Woodall as Chief Financial Officer

  FIS Announces James “Woody” Woodall as Chief Financial Officer

Key Facts

  *New appointment is effective immediately.
  *Woodall has served as FIS senior vice president and controller since 2008
    and replaces Michael Hayford who announced his retirement from FIS in
    December 2012.

Business Wire

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- March 18, 2013

FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), the world’s largest provider of banking and payments
technology, today announced that Woody Woodall has been named Chief Financial
Officer (CFO). Immediately assuming this position, Woodall will have
enterprise-wide oversight of all aspects of FIS’ financial operations
including the controllership, treasury, investor relations, financial planning
and analysis and corporate development functions, in addition to FIS’ capital
allocation strategy.

James "Woody" Woodall (Photo: Business Wire)

James "Woody" Woodall (Photo: Business Wire)

Woodall has served as senior vice president, chief accounting officer and
controller for FIS since July 2008 and was responsible for managing all FIS
accounting functions including accounting policy, internal and external
financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, and Sarbanes-Oxley
compliance. Over the past two years, Woodall has taken on an increasingly
expanded role in investor communications, capital allocation strategy, capital
committee and executive committee.

Prior to joining FIS, Woodall served as executive director and controller of
AT&T’s southeast region. Prior to AT&T, Woodall was a senior manager in the
audit practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers serving technology and communications
clients.

“Woody’s contributions over the past five years have been crucial in helping
FIS achieve its financial performance goals and deliver increased value to its
shareholders,” said Gary Norcross, FIS president and chief operating officer.
“The appointment of Woody to the CFO position brings proven financial
leadership to our Executive Management team and ensures that we can continue
to deliver on the financial strategies that support our growth goals. We are
confident that Woody will help drive FIS’ continued success.”

Commenting on the planned transition period, Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer Frank Martire stated, “On behalf of the Board and FIS Management, we
are pleased to welcome Woody to his new position. He has played an integral
role in the development and execution of FIS’ financial strategy and has built
deep relationships with the investment community. His expertise across all
aspects of our financial operations will result in a shortened and smooth
transition period of the CFO function.”

About FIS

FIS (NYSE: FIS) is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking
and payments technologies. With a long history deeply rooted in the financial
services sector, FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 100
countries. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., FIS employs more than 35,000
people worldwide and holds leadership positions in payment processing and
banking solutions, providing software, services and outsourcing of the
technology that drives financial institutions. First in financial technology,
FIS tops the annual FinTech 100 list, is 425 on the Fortune 500 and is a
member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index. For more information about FIS, visit
www.fisglobal.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements that involve a number of
risks and uncertainties. Statements that are not historical facts, including
statements about our beliefs and expectations, are forward-looking statements.
Forward-looking statements are based on management's beliefs, as well as
assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management.
Because such statements are based on expectations as to future economic
performance and are not statements of fact, actual results may differ
materially from those projected. We undertake no obligation to update any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise. The risks and uncertainties which forward-looking
statements are subject to include, but are not limited to: changes in general
economic, business and political conditions and other risks detailed in the
“Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information,” “Risk Factors” and other
sections of the Company’s Form 10-K and other filings with the Securities and
Exchange Commission.

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Contact:

FIS
Kim Snider, 904.438.6278
Vice President
FIS Global Marketing and Communications
kim.snider@fisglobal.com
or
Mary Waggoner, 904.438.6282
Senior Vice President
FIS Investor Relations
mary.waggoner@fisglobal.com
 
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