global payments inc (GPN) Key Developments
Global Payments Names Frank T. Young as Senior Vice President of Global Product and Innovation
Jun 10 15
Global Payments Inc. announced that former Google executive Frank T. Young has joined Global Payments as Senior Vice President, Global Product and Innovation. In this role, Young is responsible for leading global innovation and product strategy, reporting to David Mangum, President and Chief Operating Officer. 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.
Global Payments Partners with Virtual Next to Offer Mobile Payment, Gift and Loyalty Solution to Canadian Merchants
Jun 4 15
Global Payments Inc. announced an agreement with Virtual Next, a mobile-based digital rewards solutions company, to offer its Canadian merchants a new mobile payment, loyalty, promotion and gift card service. Through its relationship with Virtual Next, Global Payments will offer a unique solution designed to leverage two existing apps provided by the world’s top mobile operating systems: Passbook for Apple® iOS® and Google Wallet™ payment service. The solution is designed to allow Global Payments’ merchants to offer their customers mobile payment, loyalty, coupon and gift capabilities on a merchant-branded digital payment card that can be loaded directly into customers’ existing digital wallets without requiring an additional app.
Planet Payment, Inc. and Global Payments Inc. Announce Worldwide Contract Extension
May 7 15
Planet Payment, Inc. and Global Payments Inc. announced a five-year extension of the parties' worldwide multi-currency processing agreement. Under the renewed agreement, Global Payments and Planet Payment will continue their partnership to offer HomeCurrencyPay™, Global Payments' Dynamic Currency Conversion solution powered by Planet Payment, in existing markets as well as exploring expansion into several new countries. Now offered in thirteen markets across Asia Pacific and North America, HomeCurrencyPay allows international customers to enjoy a more simplified shopping and lodging experience by knowing what they are paying in their home currency, while simultaneously providing the merchant with an opportunity to reduce the processing costs incurred on these transactions.
Global Payments Inc. Presents at Jefferies 2015 Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference, May-13-2015 02:30 PM
May 5 15
Global Payments Inc. Presents at Jefferies 2015 Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference, May-13-2015 02:30 PM. Venue: Mandarin Oriental Brickell, Miami, Florida, United States. Speakers: Jane Marie Elliott, Chief of Staff and Executive Vice President.
Global Payments Inc. Presents at Susquehanna Financial Group Diversified Financials Conference, May-06-2015
May 5 15
Global Payments Inc. Presents at Susquehanna Financial Group Diversified Financials Conference, May-06-2015 . Venue: The Le Parker Meridien Hotel, 119 West 56th Street, New York City, NY 10019, United States. Speakers: Jane Marie Elliott, Chief of Staff and Executive Vice President.