Global Payments Inc. Chairman, President and CEO, Paul R. Garcia, announced the retirement of Barry W. Lawson, executive vice president and chief information officer, to take effect at the end of Global’s fiscal year in May 2004.
“I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with Barry for over 15 years, and he has been instrumental in re-engineering Global Payments’ systems and operating procedures and grooming a team of talented senior managers. Barry will be missed, and we wish him the best of luck in his retirement,” Garcia said.
“I am very pleased to have played a role in the creation and growth of Global Payments. I will miss working with Global’s team of talented and dedicated employees and loyal customers,” said Lawson.
Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services for consumers, merchants, Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs), financial institutions, government agencies and multi- national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, Latin America and Europe. Global Payments offers a comprehensive line of processing solutions for credit and debit cards, business-to-business purchasing cards, gift cards, check guarantee, check verification and recovery, as well as terminal management and money transfer services. For additional information about the company and its services, visit .