FIS Names Veteran IBM Executive to Board

  FIS Names Veteran IBM Executive to Board

Key Facts

  *James Stallings brings more than 23 years of experience in the IT industry
    to the FIS board.
  *Stallings served as general manager of Global Markets and general manager
    of Enterprise Systems in IBM’s Systems and Technology group and co-founded
    a leading healthy snack vending company.

Business Wire

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- April 2, 2013

FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), the world’s largest provider of banking and payments
technology, today named James B. Stallings Jr. to its board, increasing the
number of board members.

James B. Stallings Jr. (Photo: Business Wire)

James B. Stallings Jr. (Photo: Business Wire)

Prior to his retirement from IBM in January after 23 years, Stallings served
in a variety of general management roles, including general manager of
Enterprise Systems in the $20 billion-a-year Systems and Technology Group,
before assuming the Global Markets post in 2009 for the hardware business
unit. He also has worked at GE Company and ROLM Corp.; is managing partner of
PS 27 Ventures, a private investment fund that focuses on technology companies
in the healthy and sustainable living market; and co-founded SmartBox,
Florida’s leading healthy snack vending company.

“We are very pleased to have Jim join our board. He brings significant global
and technology expertise and experience to the board,” said FIS Chairman and
CEO Frank Martire. “His strategic counsel will be invaluable as we continue to
expand our global business.”

“I have always been excited about technology, which explains why I am so
pleased to join the board of a company with FIS’ market leadership, industry
reputation and high respect as a provider of financial technology,” Stallings

Stallings received a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy
and served as a U.S. Marine Corps officer.

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

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Kim Snider, 904.438.6278
Vice President
FIS Global Marketing and
Mary Waggoner, 904.438.6282
Senior Vice President
FIS Investor Relations
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