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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Jacobs

74 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

David Mangum

49 2014 President, Chief Operating Officer

Jeffrey Sloan

48 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Cameron Bready

43 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

David Sheffield

54 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Frank Young

2015 Senior Vice President - Global Product and Innovation

Guido Sacchi

51 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

David Green

48 2013 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Robert Baldwin

61 2016 Director

Mitchell Hollin

53 2016 Director

John Bruno

50 2014 Independent Director

Alex Hart

75 2001 Independent Director

Ruth Marshall

61 2006 Independent Director

John Partridge

66 2013 Independent Director

Alan Silberstein

67 2003 Independent Director

Michael Trapp

75 2003 Independent Director

Gerald Wilkins

57 2002 Independent Director

Jane Elliott

49 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff

Biographies

Name Description

William Jacobs

Mr. William I. Jacobs has been appointed as Independent Chairman of the Board of Global Payments Inc., effective June 1, 2014. Jacobs is Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors (since June 2014); Lead Independent Director of the Company’s Board of Directors (2003 – May 2014); Business Advisor (since August 2002); Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of The New Power Company (2000 – 2002); Senior Executive Vice President, Strategic Ventures for MasterCard International (1999 – 2000); Executive Vice President, Global Resources for MasterCard International (1995 – 1999); Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Financial Security Assurance, Inc., a bond insurance company (1984 – 1994); Director, Asset Acceptance Capital Corp., a publicly-traded debt collection company that merged with Encore Capital Group, Inc. in June 2013 (2004 – June 2013). Mr. Jacobs also currently serves on the Boards of Directors of LifeNexus, Inc., a private healthcare company, and The BondFactor Company, a private municipal financial guaranty company. In determining that Mr. Jacobs should continue to serve as a director, our Board considered Mr. Jacobs’ executive management experience, leadership skills demonstrated throughout his 11-year tenure as our lead independent director, board expertise and legal training, which the Board believes will continue to provide leadership and consensus building skills on matters of strategic importance.

David Mangum

Mr. David E. Mangum has been appointed as President, Chief Operating Officer of Global Payments Inc., effective June 30, 2014. He is Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company (August 2011 – June 2014); Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company (2008 – August 2011); Executive Vice President, Fiserv Corp., a financial services technology provider which acquired CheckFree Corporation in 2007 (2007 – April 2008 as an employee and then as a consultant until August 2008) leading the integration of the CheckFree acquisition; Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, CheckFree Corporation (2000 – 2007); Senior Vice President, Finance and Accounting of CheckFree Corporation (1999 – 2000).

Jeffrey Sloan

Mr. Jeffrey S. Sloan is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Global Payments Inc. He is Chief Executive Officer of the Company (since October 2013); President of the Company (June 2010 – June 2014); Partner, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (2004 – May 2010), where Mr. Sloan led the Financial Technology Group in New York and focused on mergers, acquisitions and corporate finance; Managing Director, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (2001 – 2004); Vice President, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (1998 –2001); Director, Fleetcor Technologies, Inc., a publicly-traded provider of fuel cards and workforce payment products and services (since July 2013). In deciding to appoint Mr. Sloan as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and nominate Mr. Sloan for election as a director, our Board considered his approximately 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, the in-depth knowledge of the Company he obtained as our President prior to his appointment as a director, his extensive experience with mergers and acquisitions as an investment banker for Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. and his strong leadership skills.

Cameron Bready

Mr. Cameron M. Bready, CPA, is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions. In this role, he is responsible for all of the company's global financial operations including finance, treasury, accounting and tax, as well as corporate development, investor relations and internal audit. Prior to joining Global Payments in 2014, Mr. Bready served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for ITC Holdings Corp., the nation's largest independent electric transmission company, where he was responsible for the company's accounting, finance, treasury and other related financial functions, as well as its corporate development initiatives. Mr. Bready joined ITC Holdings in April 2009 as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer after serving as Vice President of Finance at Northeast Utilities in Hartford, Conn., where he was responsible for all financial policy matters and financial planning and analysis, including the financial assessment and structuring of the company's transmission and distribution infrastructure investments in the Northeast. Mr. Bready was recognized by Institutional Investor as one of "America's Best CFOs" in the electric utilities sector and by Crain's Detroit Business as "CFO of the Year" in the $100 million to $1 billion revenue category. He earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta and is a Certified Public Accountant. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Oglethorpe University.

David Sheffield

Mr. David M. Sheffield is Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. He is Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer (since April 2015); Vice President, Accounting and Controller – U.S. Tower Division of American Tower Corporation, a publicly-traded real estate investment trust (January 2012 to April 2015); Vice President, Finance and Chief Accounting Officer of EMS Technologies, Inc., a publicly-traded technology company (2008 – January 2012).

Frank Young

Mr. Frank T. Young is Senior Vice President - Global Product and Innovation of the Company. Young comes to Global Payments having spent his professional career focused on the intersection of innovation, technology and commerce, most recently with Google where he led strategy and partnerships supporting in-store, online and person-to-person payments. Prior to joining Google, he held senior roles at Firethorn, now a division of Qualcomm, MasterCard Advisors and Accenture.

Guido Sacchi

Dr. Guido F. Sacchi is Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the company. He is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer (since August 2013); Chief Information Officer of the Company (June 2011 – August 2013); Managing Director, Digital Commerce, Slalom, LLC d/b/a Slalom Consulting, a consulting firm (April 2010 – May 2011); Chief Executive Officer, Moneta Corp., a consumer online payments company (2008 – March 2010).

David Green

Mr. David L. Green is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the company. He is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary (since November 2013); Senior Vice President and Division General Counsel of the Company (November 2011 – November 2013); Vice President and Division General Counsel of the Company (2007 – November 2011).

Robert Baldwin

Mitchell Hollin

John Bruno

Mr. John G. Bruno is an Independent Director of the Company effective June 1, 2014. Bruno brings over 25 years of extensive experience within the technology industry to Global Payments' Board of Directors. He currently serves as Executive Vice President of Enterprise Innovation and Chief Information Officer, Aon plc, a publicly-traded global risk management service provider (since September 2014); Executive Vice President, Industry and Field Operations and Corporate Development, NCR Corporation, a publicly-traded technology company (November 2013 – September 2014), where Mr. Bruno chaired the company’s Enterprise Risk Management Committee; Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, NCR Corporation (November 2011 – November 2013); Executive Vice President, Industry Solutions Group, NCR Corporation (2008 – October 2011); Managing Director, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (2007 –2008); Managing Director, Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. (2006 – 2007); Senior Vice President, General Manager, RFID Division of Symbol Technologies, Inc., a private information technology company (2005 – 2006); Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, Symbol Technologies, Inc. (2004 – 2005); Senior Vice President, Business Development, and Chief Information Officer, Symbol Technologies, Inc. (2002 – 2004). In deciding to nominate Mr. Bruno, our Board considered his extensive experience with technology-related matters within the financial services industry.

Alex Hart

Mr. Alex W. Hart is an Independent Director of Global Payments Inc., since February 2001. He is Business consultant to financial services industry (since 1997); Chairman of the Board, SVB Financial Group, a publicly-traded financial services company (2001 – April 2012); Chief Executive Officer of Advanta Corporation, a financial services company (1995 – 1997); Executive Vice Chairman of Advanta Corporation (1994 – 1995); President and Chief Executive Officer of MasterCard International (1988 – 1994); Director, VeriFone, Inc., a publicly-traded electronic payment solutions provider (since 2006); Director, Mitek Systems, Inc., a mobile video technology company (since December 2010). Mr. Hart also serves as a director of Solicore Inc., a private developer and manufacturer of embedded power solutions. In determining that Mr. Hart should continue to serve as a director, our Board considered his substantial experience in our industry obtained from, among other things, the services he provided to Mastercard, as well has his experience serving on boards of public companies, including his long-term directorship with our company. As a result of these experiences, our Board believes Mr. Hart’s deep understanding of the strategic and operational issues we face will continue to provide useful insight to our Board.

Ruth Marshall

Ms. Ruth Ann Marshall is an Independent Director of Global Payments Inc., since September 2006. She is President, Americas for MasterCard International (2000 – 2006); Senior Executive Vice President, Concord EFS, Inc., a public provider of processing services that merged with First Data Corporation in 2004 (1995 – 1999); Director, Regions Financial Corporation (since 2011) and ConAgra, Inc., a publicly traded packaged food company (since 2007).

John Partridge

Mr. John M. Partridge is Independent Director of the company. He is Advisor to Visa Inc. (since April 2013); President, Visa Inc. (2009 – 2013); Chief Operating Officer, Visa Inc. (2007 – 2009); President and Chief Executive Officer, Inovant, a subsidiary of Visa Inc. (2000 – 2007); Interim President of VISA USA (2007); Director, Cigna Corporation, a publicly-traded health insurance company (since 2009). In determining that Mr. Partridge should continue to serve as a director, our Board considered his substantial experience in the financial services industry, having served as, among other things, President of Visa Inc., which our Board believes will continue to bring valuable insight from the perspective of card networks.

Alan Silberstein

Mr. Alan M. Silberstein is an Independent Director of Global Payments Inc., since September 2003. He is President, Allston Associates LLP (previously Silco Associates Inc.), a private management services firm (since 2004); President and Chief Operating Officer, Debt Resolve, Inc., a public online collections services provider (2003 – 2004); President and Chief Executive Officer, Western Union, a publicly-traded financial institution (2000 – 2001); Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Claim Services, Travelers Property Casualty Insurance (1996 – 1997); Executive Vice President, Retail Banking, Midlantic Corporation (1992 – 1995). Mr. Silberstein has also served as a director of Green Bancorp, Inc., a publicly-traded bank holding company, since 2010 and previously served as a director of CAN Capital (formerly Capital Access Network, Inc.), a private non-bank alternative capital provider. In determining that Mr. Silberstein should continue to serve as a director, our Board considered his experience specifically in the financial services industry, his broader experience managing several diverse companies and the in-depth knowledge about our company gained from his lengthy tenure as a director.

Michael Trapp

Mr. Michael W. Trapp is an Independent Director of Global Payments Inc., since July 2003. He is Managing Partner, Southeast area, Ernst & Young LLP (1993 – 2000); Director, Ann Inc. (2003 – May 2013); Non-executive Chairman, The North Highland Company, Inc., a private consulting firm (since November 2012); Director, The North Highland Company, Inc. (since 2001). In deciding to nominate Mr. Trapp, our Board considered his expertise and knowledge regarding finance and accounting matters, as well as his in-depth knowledge of the Company that he obtained from his lengthy tenure as a director, which the Board believes enable him to continue to provide valuable leadership to the oversight of financial reporting.

Gerald Wilkins

Mr. Gerald J. Wilkins is an Independent Director of Global Payments Inc., since November 2002. He is President, WJG Consulting, Inc., a private consulting firm (2003 – 2007 and 2008 to present); Chief Financial Officer, Habitat for Humanity International (2007 – 2008); Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, AFC Enterprises, Inc., now Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., a publicly-traded quick-service restaurant franchise (2000 – 2003); Chief Financial Officer, AFC Enterprises, Inc. (1995 – 2000); Vice President, International Business Planning, KFC International, a quick-service restaurant franchise and subsidiary of publicly-traded Yum! Brands, Inc. (1993 – 1995); Director, Asset Acceptance Capital Corp., a publicly-traded debt collection company that merged with Encore Capital Group, Inc. in June 2013 (August 2012 – June 2013); Director, AFC Enterprises, Inc. (2001 – 2003). In deciding to nominate Mr. Wilkins, our Board considered his in-depth knowledge of the Company, which he obtained from his lengthy tenure as a director, as well as his substantial experience as a principal financial officer of a publicly-traded company, which the board believes will enable Mr. Wilkins to continue to provide perspective regarding financial and accounting matters.

Jane Elliott

Ms. Jane M. Elliott is Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff of the company. She is Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff (since November 2013); Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Investor Relations of the Company (April 2010 – December 2013); Vice President, Investor Relations of the Company (2003 – April 2010).

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