Andréa Carter

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Andréa Carter, Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

As senior executive vice president and chief human resources officer for Global Payments,
Andréa Carter is responsible for developing and leading all aspects of the company’s people
and talent organization. In this role, she is responsible for human capital strategies,
performance standards, enhancements to corporate culture and full engagement of a global,
diverse workforce. With more than 20 years of experience in human resources, Andréa’s focus
is on developing initiatives and executing strategies and programs that focus on building a
world-class people and talent function.


Andréa joined the company in 2017 as senior vice president, human resources - corporate,
international and talent management. Most recently, she served as senior vice president, human
resources – merchant, supporting Global Payments’ worldwide merchant solutions businesses
across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America along with worldwide operations,
risk management, product and real estate.


Prior to joining Global Payments, Andréa served as chief human resources officer for Habitat for
Humanity. She has held various HR leadership roles in multiple industries and organizations
such as Ralph Lauren, Newell Rubbermaid and The Home Depot.


Andréa holds a B.B.A. from Tennessee State University. She has served as a board member for
Girls, Inc., an organization whose mission is to empower and mentor young girls through direct
service and advocacy. In 2020, Andréa was recognized by Atlanta Magazine as one of the 12
“Women Making A Mark” and by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as one of Atlanta’s “Women
Who Mean Business.” Andréa was selected to be a member of The Executive Leadership
Council’s (ELC) Class of 2022, and the National Diversity Council named her one of the Top 100
Women in Business for 2022.