FIS™, the world's largest provider of banking and payments technology, today announced that Greg Montana has been named Chief Risk Officer (CRO). Upon assuming this executive-level position, Montana will lead the strategic development and execution of FIS' enterprise-wide risk program.
A seasoned risk management professional, Montana joins FIS after serving as senior vice president and senior operational risk executive for Bank of America®. Prior to joining Bank of America, Montana held the positions of senior director, global risk operations at PayPal™, Inc. and director, operational, credit and compliance risk for Lloyds Banking Group, PLC.
As the world's No. 1 provider of financial services technology, FIS endeavors to be a model for excellence across all facets of information technology and continues to make significant advancements in managing operational risk across its entire global enterprise. Montana will partner with FIS' Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and business executives to manage the company's global risk.
"Risk management is an important function for everyone in the financial services sector," said Frank Martire, FIS chairman and chief executive officer. "We continually devote resources to providing the best possible service to our clients. Adding the extensive experience that Greg Montana has will ensure that FIS stays on the forefront of managing risk for our company and our clients."
FIS (fisglobal.com) 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 426 on the Fortune 500 and is a member of Standard & Poor's 500® Index.
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For More Information:
Mary Waggoner, SVP, FIS Investor Relations
P: 904-438-6282, E: mary.waggoner[.]fisglobal.com