Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 22, 2018 (January 16, 2018)



Worldpay, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-35462   26-4532998
(State of incorporation)   (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)
  8500 Governor’s Hill Drive  
  Symmes Township, Ohio 45249  
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(513) 900-5250

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Philip Jansen – Co-Chief Executive Officer

As previously disclosed, on January 16, 2018, Worldpay, Inc., formerly Vantiv, Inc. (the “Company”), completed its previously announced acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of Worldpay Group Limited, formerly Worldpay Group plc (“Legacy Worldpay”).

As of January 16, 2018, the board of directors of the Company appointed Messrs. Charles Drucker and Philip Jansen, age 50, as Co-Chief Executive Officers of the Company. Philip Jansen was appointed as chief executive officer of Legacy Worldpay in April 2013. He is also currently a senior adviser to Bain Capital. Philip was previously chief executive officer of Brakes Group and prior to that he held a variety of senior roles in Sodexo Holdings Limited, latterly as group chief operating officer and chief executive officer, Europe, South Africa and India. Earlier in his career, Philip was chief operating officer of MyTravel plc and managing director of Telewest Communications PLC. He started his career with Procter & Gamble. While Philip has gained significant international and chief executive officer experience in the international business sector, he has also developed key strengths in business transformation, change management and strategy development.

At this time, the Company has not entered into a new contract or arrangement with Philip Jansen in connection with his appointment as Co-Chief Executive Officer of the Company.



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.



Dated: January 22, 2018








Nelson F. Greene




Chief Legal and Corporate Services Officer and Secretary