First Data is the global technology leader in payment technology and services solutions. With 24,000 owner-associates and operations in 36 countries, the company provides secure and innovative payment technology and services to more than six million merchants and financial institutions around the world, from small businesses to the world’s largest corporations. Today, businesses in nearly 118 countries trust First Data to secure and process more than 2,500 financial transactions per second. First Data’s unparalleled infrastructure and partnerships go “beyond the transaction” with next-generation point-of-sale technology fueled by powerful analytics to detect fraud, gain insights into consumer spending, and strengthen customer loyalty. All day, every day, First Data helps its clients thrive in the evolving world of commerce.

Over the past 18 years, First Data has built up a strong presence in the United Kingdom and Ireland, serving many major names in the banking and retail sectors. We offer a comprehensive end-to-end solution in the UK including a range of customer service and back office support services, all delivered from our local operations centres. First Data is uniquely positioned to provide expert advice and leading technology solutions in the UK, giving our clients the competitive edge in the payments market. Our strength in the UK & Ireland can be demonstrated through our long standing relationships with banking clients and our partnership role in successful merchant acquiring ventures. Many of our payments experts and core technology teams are also among the 2,000 employees located at First Data’s offices in Basildon, Dublin, and Glasgow.

For more information on First Data’s merchant services in the UK visit First Data Merchant Solutions, First Data’s direct-to-market merchant acquiring business, and Cardnet, a joint venture between Lloyds Banking Group and First Data.

Leadership:
Frank Bisignano, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Cindy Armine-Klein, Executive Vice President, Chief Control Officer
Dan Charron, Executive Vice President, Head of Global Business Solutions
Guy Chiarello, President
Ivo Distelbrink, Executive Vice President, Head of Asia Pacific Region
Christopher Foskett, Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate & Business Development
Andrew Gelb, Executive Vice President, Head of Global Financial Solutions
Tom Higgins, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer
Christine Larsen, Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer
Gustavo Marin, Executive Vice President, Head of Latin America Region
Anthony Marino, Executive Vice President and Head of Human Resources
Barry McCarthy, Executive Vice President, Network and Security Solutions
Michael Neborak, Executive Vice President, Head of EMEA Region
Himanshu Patel, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Adam Rosman, Executive Vice President and General Counsel


Headquarters:
5565 Glenridge Connector, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30342-4756

2015 Global Performance
Revenues $11.5 billion
Number of Employees 24,000
Merchant Locations 6 million
Financial Institutions 4,000
Worldwide Transaction Volume 79 billion

First Data has business operations in 36 countries. Use our global site selector link to learn more about the areas we serve around the world.

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