JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), the world’s largest provider of banking and payments technology, today announced that Ellyn Raftery has been named Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). In this role, Raftery will lead the strategic planning and execution of FIS’ Global Marketing and Corporate Communications programs.
A veteran marketing professional, Raftery comes to FIS after having served as senior vice president of Marketing for CA Technologies. Prior to joining CA Technologies, Raftery was CMO of Unisys and vice president of Global Strategic Marketing at MarchFIRST, Inc.
As the world’s largest provider of financial services technology, FIS is focused on delivering industry-leading solutions to clients across the world. Raftery will lead a global team of marketing professionals in the development and delivery of FIS’ strategic marketing and communications initiatives including brand positioning, thought leadership, industry relations, corporate communications, global events, solution and adoption marketing.
“Ellyn Raftery brings a wealth of technology industry and marketing experience to FIS,” said Gary Norcross, president and chief operating officer. “With her extensive knowledge in driving innovative, strategic marketing strategies, I am thrilled to have Ellyn join FIS’ executive team and am confident that she will be instrumental in FIS’ continued success.”
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 32,000 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 425 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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