FIS Names Gary Norcross to Board of Directors, Re-elects Frank Martire as
*Norcross is current President and Chief Operating Officer and a 25-year
veteran of FIS.
*FIS Chief Executive Officer Frank Martire was re-elected to his role as
Chairman of the Board.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- May 29, 2013
FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), the world’s largest provider of banking and payments
technology, today named 25-year FIS veteran and current President and Chief
Operating Officer (COO) Gary A. Norcross to its board.
Norcross, a highly respected industry executive, assumed the role of President
and COO on March 30, 2012, and is responsible for the steering and execution
of the company’s global business strategy. Prior to his current role, Norcross
held several leadership positions within the company and was instrumental in
the 2009 acquisition and integration of Metavante Technologies, Inc. He was
also instrumental in the acquisition of leading organizations such as Certegy
and eFunds and more than 15 other companies, helping to grow FIS to more than
35,000 employees with over $5.8 billion in annual revenue.
“Gary has been a tremendous leader at FIS for many years and has guided our
company through impressive global growth, large and complex acquisitions and
an ever-changing regulatory and competitive environment. He will bring the
same level of thoughtfulness and rigor to our board that he brings every day
in his leadership role at FIS,” said FIS Chairman and CEO Frank Martire.
In addition to Norcross’s election to the board, Martire was re-elected to his
role as Chairman of the Board. Martire joined FIS after its acquisition of
Metavante Technologies, Inc., where he served as President and CEO.
Stephen James, former COO and International Chairman of Accenture, Ltd., was
re-elected to his position on the board and former IBM executive James
Stallings was elected to his first full-year term.
Norcross is active in the local North Florida community and serves on the
Dean’s Executive Advisory Board for the Sam M. Walton School of Business at
the University of Arkansas. He is also on the board of the Knowledge is Power
Program’s (KIPP) Impact School in Jacksonville, Fla.
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 434 on the Fortune 500 and is a
member of Standard & Poor’s 500^® Index. For more information about FIS, visit
Kim Snider, +1.904.438.6278
FIS Global Marketing and Communications
Mary Waggoner, +1.904.438.6282
Senior Vice President
FIS Investor Relations
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