Leslie Muma Joins FIS Board of Directors
*Founder and former president and CEO of a multi-billion-dollar FinTech
company, Les Muma has joined the FIS board of directors.
*Muma has more than four decades of experience in the financial services
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- December 19, 2013
FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), the world’s largest provider of banking and payments
technology, today announced that Les Muma has joined the company’s board of
directors. A founder and former CEO of a multi-billion-dollar FinTech company,
Muma brings more than four decades of financial services experience and
leadership to the position.
“Les’ deep expertise as a thought leader and chief executive in the financial
services industry for more than four decades will bring significant value to
FIS and our board of directors,” said Frank Martire, FIS chairman and CEO.
“Having worked with Les in the past, I know what a brilliant mind he has for
our industry and for our clients and I am confident he will add tremendous
value to our board.”
Muma’s varied career spans the accounting giant Price Waterhouse to several
prominent roles leading divisions of large U.S. savings and loan institutions.
In 1984, Muma merged several organizations to form Fiserv, one of the largest
FinTech providers in North America.
As president and chief operating officer, Muma led dramatic organic growth and
oversaw numerous acquisitions before becoming chief executive officer in 1999.
In this role, he grew the company from a small, multi-million-dollar, private
company with just two locations to a multi-billion-dollar, publicly traded
company prior to his retirement in June 2006.
In addition to his role on the FIS board, Muma serves as a director of Gold
Shield Foundation and is a member of the University of South Florida
Foundation Board, co-chairing its Capital Campaign. He also is a director of
MGIC Investment Corporation. Muma and his wife live in Florida.
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 37,000
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
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Kim Snider, 904.438.6278
FIS Global Marketing and Communications
Mary Waggoner, 904.438.6282
Senior Vice President
FIS Investor Relations
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