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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):

March 12, 2024



Fiserv, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)




Wisconsin   1-38962   39-1506125

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


600 N. Vel R. Phillips Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, Including Zip Code)

(262) 879-5000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:



Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)



Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)



Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))



Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class




Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   FI   The New York Stock Exchange
1.125% Senior Notes due 2027   FI27   The New York Stock Exchange
1.625% Senior Notes due 2030   FI30   The New York Stock Exchange
2.250% Senior Notes due 2025   FI25   The New York Stock Exchange
3.000% Senior Notes due 2031   FI31   The New York Stock Exchange
4.500% Senior Notes due 2031   FI31A   The New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐




Item 5.02.

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On March 12, 2024, the board of directors of Fiserv, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Ajei S. Gopal to the board of directors of the Company. Mr. Gopal will serve on the risk and nominating and corporate governance committees of the board of directors. The Company’s board of directors has determined that Mr. Gopal is independent under the rules of the New York Stock Exchange and the rules and regulations of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”).

Mr. Gopal, age 62, has served as president and chief executive officer of ANSYS, Inc., an engineering simulation solution provider, since 2017. Mr. Gopal previously served as the president and chief operating officer of ANSYS, Inc. in 2016. Mr. Gopal’s previous positions include operating partner for Silver Lake Partners, senior vice president and general manager of Hewlett Packard Software, executive vice president at CA Technologies, and executive vice president and chief technology officer at Symantec. Mr. Gopal has served as a director of ANSYS, Inc. since 2011 and previously served as a member of the board of directors of Citrix Systems from 2017 through 2021. At this time, there are no transactions in which Mr. Gopal has or will have an interest that would be required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K under the Exchange Act.

Mr. Gopal will (i) participate in the Company’s standard non-employee director compensation arrangements set forth on the Non-Employee Director Compensation Schedule filed as Exhibit 10.32 to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on February 23, 2023, and (ii) be eligible to participate in the Fiserv, Inc. Non-Employee Director Deferred Compensation Plan filed as Exhibit 10.2 to the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed on December 1, 2017. In connection with his appointment, Mr. Gopal will enter into the Company’s Non-Employee Director Indemnity Agreement, a form of which was filed as Exhibit 10.37 to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on February 28, 2008. A description of Fiserv’s non-employee director compensation arrangements can be found in the section titled “Our Board of Directors-How We Are Paid” in Fiserv’s definitive proxy statement for its 2023 annual meeting of shareholders filed on April 4, 2023, and is incorporated herein by reference.



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: March 13, 2024     By:  

/s/ Robert W. Hau

      Robert W. Hau
      Chief Financial Officer