ATLANTA, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leader in electronic transaction payment processing, announced today that it has been recognized among the top performing companies in Georgia. The July 29, 2011 issue of the Atlanta Business Chronicle ranked the company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Paul R. Garcia, as one of the top 25 "Georgia CEOs of the Year." The rankings by the local business publication are based on factors including shareholder return, increase in revenues and increase in net income.
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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 the United States, Canada, 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 www.globalpaymentsinc.com for more information about the company and its services.
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