Financial services technology company FIS is expanding in Jacksonville, FL creating 250 jobs in the process. The expansion will generate a capital investment of over $2 million in the local community. FIS currently has nearly 1,100 employees in Duval County and employs more than 4,500 Floridians statewide.
“The combination of Jacksonville’s business – and family – friendly climate have been key success factors in attracting top talent to the company,” said Gary Norcross, President & CEO of FIS. “It’s this talent that enables us to empower the financial world and make a difference in the lives of consumers touched by it. We’re very committed to Jacksonville, home of our global headquarters, and are excited to further deepen our roots in the community through the addition of these new jobs.”
Headquartered in Jacksonville, FIS offers a broad range of enterprise banking and capital markets capabilities to empower financial institutions and businesses worldwide. The company is focused on providing mission-critical software and IT services to institutions in virtually every segment of the financial services industry. With $9.2 billion in annual revenue, FIS is a Fortune 500 company and a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index. The company’s recent acquisition of SunGard uniquely positions it to offer a broad range of enterprise banking and capital markets capabilities that will further empower the financial industry worldwide.
“It’s no surprise that companies like FIS are expanding in Florida,” said Bill Johnson, Enterprise Florida President and CEO. “Florida’s financial services industry is one of the best in the country and 250 new jobs is great news for the Jacksonville area. We congratulate FIS on their continued success and thank them for their continued commitment to Florida.”
“FIS is another example of a great company that recognizes Jacksonville’s commitment to fostering a business environment that contributes to increased capital investment and economic development opportunities,” said Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry. “This expansion continues the incredible momentum our city has experienced in recent months, and is a reflection of our continued efforts to create a culture that attracts global businesses to our city.”
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