President, Merchant Solutions
Jim Johnson is the president of the Merchant Solutions segment (Worldpay) within FIS.
In his role leading the largest global acquirer, Jim is focused on fueling the potential of every business around the world through enabling smarter commerce. Worldpay delivers the leading merchant payment experience in over 125 countries and 100 currencies around the globe.
Prior to being named the president of the Merchant business, Jim was the executive vice president of Payments at FIS. The business thrived under his leadership, with the highest growth rate in the division’s history. Jim joined FIS through the company’s acquisition of Metavante in 2009.
Jim currently serves on the board of directors of Payments20 as well as the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA). He also serves on the board of directors for the Jacksonville Symphony. Jim was recognized as the 2018 Financial Services Executive of the Year by the American Business Awards. He holds an MBA from Marquette University and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan. As a Michigan alumnus, Jim is a passionate supporter of the Wolverines.
Jim and his wife, Lanie, live in Jacksonville, Fla. with their two sons.