Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> November 11, 2003

James Kelly – Global Payments Inc (gpn)

JAMES G. KELLY is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Global Payments Inc., a leader in the delivery of payments and associated information. Mr. Kelly originally became CFO of NDC's Atlanta-based eCommerce line of business in April 2000. NDC eCommerce began operating as Global Payments Inc. on December 11, 2000, and the new company spun off from National Data on February 1, 2001. Mr. Kelly has responsibility for the financial course of the company and reports to Chairman, President and CEO Paul R. Garcia. Prior to joining NDC eCommerce, Mr. Kelly served as Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal, a New York-based financial and operational consulting and management firm. In this capacity, he held numerous operating positions including CEO and CFO of Florida Tile, a subsidiary of Premark International and CFO of Productivity Point International. Most recently, he served as the financial advisor to the Board of Directors of Charter Behavioral Health Services. In addition to his work at Alvarez & Marsal, he was a manager in the merger and acquisitions group at Ernst & Young. Mr. Kelly is also a CPA. Profile
TWST: Could we start out with a brief history and overview of Global


Mr. Kelly: Global Payments is a New York Stock Exchange Company (GPN)

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