Charles Drucker

Charles Drucker, Partner.  Charles has had a 35-year distinguished career in the financial technology and payments industry.  Charles is the former Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Worldpay, Inc., a global leader in integrated omni-commerce payments that processes more than 40 billion credit and debit card transactions annually.  Worldpay, Inc. was formed in early 2018, when Cincinnati-based Vantiv, Inc. acquired Worldpay Group plc, a London-based leader in global eCommerce and technology-led payment solutions.  Charles previously served as CEO of Vantiv; he joined Vantiv in 2004 and led its separation from Fifth Third Bancorp in 2009. Charles subsequently led a successful Vantiv initial public offering in 2012. Through a combination of visionary leadership and strategic acquisitions, Charles built Worldpay into the top global merchant acquirer.

Prior to his appointment as Vantiv CEO, Charles was President of Fifth Third Processing Solutions; the division later became Vantiv. He also previously led Fifth Third’s Investment Advisors division, which included Private Bank, Securities Retail Brokerage, Asset Management and Institutional Services.  Prior to joining Fifth Third Processing Solutions, Charles was with First Data Corporation and Wells Fargo.  Charles currently serve on the board of directors of Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc. and serves as the executive chairman of the board of directors of Artius Acquisition Inc.

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