Jeffrey S. Sloan Appointed to Global Payments' Board of Directors

Jan 13, 2014, 08:30 ET from Global Payments Inc.

ATLANTA, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) today 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.

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About Global Payments Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs), financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations located throughout North America, South America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.  Global Payments, a Fortune 1000 company, offers a comprehensive line of processing solutions for credit and debit cards, business-to-business purchasing cards, gift cards, electronic check conversion and check guarantee, verification and recovery including electronic check services, as well as terminal management.  Visit for more information about the company and its services.

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