JACKSONVILLE, Fla., August 22, 2013 – FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), the world’s largest provider of banking and payments technology, has been named by Forbes Magazine as one of the most innovative companies in the world, ranking No. 98 on Forbes’ annual “World’s 100 Most Innovative Companies” list.
“At FIS, we are shaping the future of banking and payments through the power of our portfolio. Our technology investments are moving the market, creating new mobile capabilities, advancing real-time payments and using active analytics to develop a more impactful financial services experience,” said Gary Norcross, President and COO, FIS. “Financial institutions are constantly looking for new and innovative ways to serve their customers and we’re excited to leverage these innovations to help financial institutions of all sizes adapt, innovate and grow in an ever-changing, multichannel banking and commerce world. We are proud to be helping to accelerate the pace of technology innovation in the financial services industry.”
FIS maintains an intense focus on innovation and invests in new technologies that drive the development of market-leading solutions for its clients. This focus on innovation has led to the company’s continuous expansion in leading-edge areas like mobile and payments - including FIS Mobile Wallet with Cardless Cash Access, and PayNet™, the industry’s first global real-time payments network for domestic and international money movement for both retail and commercial trade.
“We feel honored to be included among some of the world’s most innovative companies, such as Amazon, Starbucks, Google and Apple,” said Norcross. “As the only U.S. FinTech 100 company on the list, we’re delighted that our commitment to innovation has been recognized.”
This is FIS’ first time making the list, which began in 2011. The full list of the 100 Most Innovative Companies is available at www.forbes.com/innovative-companies; it also will appear in the Sept. 2 issue of Forbes magazine.
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 www.fisglobal.com.
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