Jeffrey S. Sloan appointed to Global Payments’ Board of Directors

Global Payments has announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey S. Sloan was appointed to the company’s Board of Directors effective immediately.

Mr. Sloan was appointed Chief Executive Officer in October 2013 after having served as the company’s President since June 2010.  Prior to joining the company, Mr. Sloan was a partner and the worldwide head of the Financial Technology Group for Goldman, Sachs & Co.

William I Jacobs, Global Payments’ Lead Director said, “Paul is a true visionary who has shaped this company into one of the leading payments companies in the world.  We are immensely grateful for his 14 years of leadership and dedication as CEO, and look forward to his continued guidance as Chairman through fiscal 2014.”

Paul R. Garcia, Chairman of the Board, said, “Jeff is prepared to lead this company as its President and Chief Executive Officer.  His decisive leadership and his deep experiences and knowledge across the entire business uniquely qualify him to successfully assume this role immediately.  He is well respected throughout the industry and he embodies the company’s core values.”

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