Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces Appointment of George Scanlon as Chief Operating Officer

Jun 01, 2010, 08:08 ET from Fidelity National Financial, Inc.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE: FNF), a leading provider of title insurance, mortgage services, specialty insurance and information services, today announced the appointment of George P. Scanlon as Chief Operating Officer.  Scanlon will assume responsibility for the finance, treasury, investor relations and corporate functions, as well as FNF's specialty insurance business.  He joins FNF from Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE: FIS), where he served as Corporate Executive Vice President, Finance since October 2009 and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from July 2008 to September 2009.  He earned a BBA from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from the University of Miami.

"We are excited to have someone with George's broad financial experience join our management team," said Chairman William P. Foley II.  "George is already familiar with our company from his time at FIS and he will be a great asset in helping FNF continue to meet our ongoing goal of creating value for our shareholders."

Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE: FNF), is a leading provider of title insurance, mortgage services, specialty insurance and information services.  FNF is the nation's largest title insurance company through its title insurance underwriters - Fidelity National Title, Chicago Title, Commonwealth Land Title, Lawyers Title, Ticor Title, Security Union Title and Alamo Title - that collectively issue more title insurance policies than any other title company in the United States.  FNF also provides flood insurance, personal lines insurance and home warranty insurance through its specialty insurance business and is a leading information services company in the human resource, retail and transportation markets through a minority-owned subsidiary, Ceridian Corporation.  More information about FNF can be found at

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