David Green

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David Green, Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

David Green is the senior executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of
Global Payments and has served in that position since 2013. David is responsible for all of the
company’s legal matters worldwide, as well as regulatory compliance, data privacy, and
communications. David is also the executive sponsor of the company’s Pride Network.


Since joining in 2003, David has provided legal support across the company’s corporate
landscape. He previously served as senior vice president and division general counsel, with
primary responsibility for worldwide mergers and acquisitions as well as the company’s
operations in the Americas. Over his tenure at the company, David led negotiations for the
company’s transformational acquisitions, including the Heartland merger in 2016 and the TSYS
merger in 2019.


Prior to joining Global Payments, David was an attorney at the law firm of King & Spalding LLP.
He holds a B.A. in Political Science from Duke University and earned his J.D. from the Emory
University School of Law. David and his wife, Laura, reside in Atlanta, Georgia with their two
daughters.