""Lender Processing Services, Inc."":http://www.lpsvcs.com has named Hugh R. Harris to serve as the company's president and CEO, effective October 5, 2011. He will also serve as a member of the company's board of directors.
""We are excited to have Hugh Harris join LPS as CEO,"" said Lee Kennedy, LPS chairman and interim CEO. ""His strong, long-term customer relationships, deep industry knowledge and experience, and excellent leadership skills will materially strengthen LPS. Having worked closely[IMAGE] [COLUMN_BREAK]
with Hugh in the past, I am confident in Hugh's ability to successfully lead LPS into the future.""
Harris has more than 30 years' experience in the financial services industry. He served as president of the financial services technology division at Fidelity National Financial and Fidelity National Information Services, prior to the latter company's spinoff of Lender Processing Services.
Before joining Fidelity National Financial, Harris was president and CEO of HomeSide Lending, Inc. He also served as president of Mortgage Corporation of the South, as vice chairman of BancBoston Mortgage Corporation, and was active with the Mortgage Bankers Association of America.
""LPS provides the mortgage industry's broadest and most comprehensive range of technology and services,"" Harris commented. ""Our clients, which include the top 50 lenders and servicers in the country, rely on LPS to deliver these solutions, which are critical to the industry and to our clients' ability to provide superior service to their customers.""
Harris added, ""I look forward to working with our employees, shareholders, and customers to build a stronger and more competitive LPS.""