Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces Appointment of Randy Quirk As President

December 18, 2002

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE: FNF - News), a national provider of title insurance and real estate related products and services, has announced that Raymond R. (Randy) Quirk has been appointed President of FNF. Quirk succeeds Patrick F. Stone who has stepped down as President of FNF to focus solely on his role as Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity National Information Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: FNIS - News), a majority-owned subsidiary of FNF.

Quirk joined FNF in 1985 and has held a number of operational positions, including Vice President & County Manager, Regional Manager, Division Manager, and most recently Co-Chief Operating Officer.

"Randy is eminently qualified and brings 30 years of diversified industry experience to this position," said FNF Chairman and Chief Executive Officer William P. Foley, II. "I look forward to working closely with Randy as we continue to capitalize on the opportunities that lie ahead."

Stone joined FNF in 1989 and served as President of FNF for seven years. He will remain a member of the Board of Directors of FNF.

"It goes without saying that Pat's contribution to the company has been extraordinary," said Mr. Foley. "Pat's leadership has left an impressive mark on FNF and we are excited that Pat will now be in a position to concentrate full-time on the many initiatives associated with the development of FNIS."

Source: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.

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