This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

James "Woody" Woodall (Photo: Business Wire)

FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), the world’s largest provider of banking and payments technology, today announced that Woody Woodall has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Immediately assuming this position, Woodall will have enterprise-wide oversight of all aspects of FIS’ financial operations including the controllership, treasury, investor relations, financial planning and analysis and corporate development functions, in addition to FIS’ capital allocation strategy.
James "Woody" Woodall (Photo: Business Wire)

James "Woody" Woodall (Photo: Business Wire)

Woodall has served as senior vice president, chief accounting officer and controller for FIS since July 2008 and was responsible for managing all FIS accounting functions including accounting policy, internal and external financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Over the past two years, Woodall has taken on an increasingly expanded role in investor communications, capital allocation strategy, capital committee and executive committee.

Prior to joining FIS, Woodall served as executive director and controller of AT&T’s southeast region. Prior to AT&T, Woodall was a senior manager in the audit practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers serving technology and communications clients.

“Woody’s contributions over the past five years have been crucial in helping FIS achieve its financial performance goals and deliver increased value to its shareholders,” said Gary Norcross, FIS president and chief operating officer. “The appointment of Woody to the CFO position brings proven financial leadership to our Executive Management team and ensures that we can continue to deliver on the financial strategies that support our growth goals. We are confident that Woody will help drive FIS’ continued success.”

Commenting on the planned transition period, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Frank Martire stated, “On behalf of the Board and FIS Management, we are pleased to welcome Woody to his new position. He has played an integral role in the development and execution of FIS’ financial strategy and has built deep relationships with the investment community. His expertise across all aspects of our financial operations will result in a shortened and smooth transition period of the CFO function.”

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,813.39 +1.20 0.01%
S&P 500 2,088.87 -0.27 -0.01%
NASDAQ 5,116.1430 +13.3350 0.26%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs