Peter Gunnlaugsson is senior vice president of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations for FIS. In this role, Gunnlaugsson is responsible for creating and disseminating FIS’ key strategic messaging for the investment community and serves as the primary point of contact for investors, analysts and the stock exchanges. Gunnlaugsson has been with FIS for more than 19 years, joining the company through its acquisition of Metavante Corporation in 2009.
Gunnlaugsson was part of the Metavante M&A team that completed more than 15 transactions in less than 10 years, which culminated in Metavante going public in 2007. Before joining Metavante, Gunnlaugsson worked for the Wisconsin Bankers Association.
Gunnlaugsson is a member of the 2016 Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes Executive Committee for Northeast Florida. He is the past corporate chair for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 2014 Light the Night Walk in Jacksonville, Fla. He is also a board member of The Sanctuary on 8th Street in Jacksonville. Prior to his relocation to Jacksonville, Gunnlaugsson served on the board of directors for the Milwaukee Ballet Company and was a member of the United Way Emerging Leaders of Wisconsin. In 1999, Gunnlaugsson was appointed by then Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson to the Milwaukee River Revitalization Council, a stewardship organization chartered with preserving and revitalizing the Milwaukee River.
Gunnlaugsson holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.