Josh Whipple

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Josh Whipple, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

As the senior executive vice president and chief financial officer of Global Payments, Josh Whipple is responsible for all global financial operations including finance, treasury, accounting and tax, as well as investor relations and internal audit. Josh is also responsible for corporate development and enterprise risk management. From 2015 to 2022, Josh served as the company’s chief strategy and enterprise risk officer where he was responsible for the company’s corporate strategy, which included mergers and acquisitions, integrations, joint ventures and similar transactions. Josh was also responsible for enterprise risk management, business resiliency, business and enterprise compliance and government relations.


Prior to becoming CFO, Josh executed numerous transactions totalling more than $40 billion in value, and he played a key role in leading the company’s strategic transformation to a technology-enabled, software-driven enterprise. Notably, he helped lead Global Payments’ merger with TSYS and the integration of the businesses in 2019. He also helped lead the acquisition and integration of Heartland Payment Systems, the second largest transaction in Global Payments’ history.


Prior to joining Global Payments, Josh spent more than a decade in investment banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Bear Stearns. During his tenure, he assisted management teams, boards of directors and special committees on a wide range of advisory and financing assignments.


Josh holds a B.B.A. in finance from The College of William & Mary and earned his M.Sc. in finance from London Business School. He resides in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife and two children.