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Total System Services Inc (TSS.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

M. Troy Woods

66 2017 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Paul Todd

47 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President

Patricia Watson

52 2015 Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

G. Sanders Griffith

64 2008 Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Kelley Knutson

2018 Senior Executive Vice President

Philip McHugh

2017 Senior Executive Vice President, President - Merchant Solutions

Philip Tomlinson

71 2016 Director

F. Thaddeus Arroyo

54 2017 Independent Director

Kriss Cloninger

70 2004 Independent Director

Walter Driver

72 2002 Independent Director

Sidney Harris

68 1999 Independent Director

William Isaac

74 2014 Independent Director

Mason Lampton

70 1986 Independent Director

Connie McDaniel

59 2014 Independent Director

Richard Smith

64 2017 Independent Director

John Turner

61 2003 Independent Director

Richard Ussery

70 2006 Independent Director

Shawn Roberts

Senior Director

Biographies

Name Description

M. Troy Woods

Mr. M. Troy Woods is re designated as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Woods was elected President and Chief Executive Officer of TSYS in July 2014, and assumed the position of Chairman of the Board in April 2015. Mr. Woods stepped down as President in May 2016 and reassumed the office in October 2017. From 1987 until 2014, Mr. Woods served in various capacities with TSYS, including President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Woods is a graduate of Columbus State University, the University of Virginia’s Graduate School of Retail Bank Management and Louisiana State University’s School of Banking of the South. Mr. Woods is also a member of the Columbus State University Board of Trustees. Mr. Woods’ business experience includes service in the financial services industry in a variety of capacities, including as a senior vice president of consumer lending. Mr. Woods has been involved in directing TSYS’ international expansion, strategic planning activities, mergers and acquisitions, negotiations with major clients and the continual improvement of TS2, TSYS’ core payments engine, and TSYS’ technology innovation. Mr. Woods’ extensive knowledge of TSYS’ business, technology, operations and employees, risk management and negotiating skills, as well as his extensive experience in the payment services and financial services industries provide invaluable resources to TSYS’ Board.

Paul Todd

Mr. Paul M. Todd is Chief Financial Officer and Senior Executive Vice President of the Company. He was elected as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TSYS effective July 2014. From 2008 until 2014, Mr. Todd served as Executive Vice President of Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Product and Marketing of TSYS.

Patricia Watson

Ms. Patricia A. Watson is Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the Company. She was elected as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of TSYS in September 2015. From 2013 until 2015, Ms. Watson served as Vice President and Chief Information Officer of The Brink’s Company. From 2007 until 2012, Ms. Watson served as Senior Technology Executive with Bank of America’s Treasury, Credit and Payments division.

G. Sanders Griffith

Mr. G. Sanders Griffith, III, is Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the company. He was elected as Senior Executive Vice President of TSYS in January 2008, Secretary of TSYS in 1995 and General Counsel of TSYS in 1988.

Kelley Knutson

Mr. Kelley Knutson is Senior Executive Vice President of the Company. Previously, Knutson served as Executive Vice President of TSYS and President of International Issuer Solutions, based in London since 2003. Prior to TSYS, Knutson was Chief Executive Officer of Clear Money Ltd., a provider of electronic bill management services to UK billers and financial institutions. Knuston has held a variety of leadership roles across the global payments industry during his career, with companies such as GE Capital and Visa. Knutson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from Northern Arizona University and earned his Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, Calif.

Philip McHugh

Mr. Philip McHugh has been appointed as Senior Executive Vice President, President - Merchant Solutions of the Company, with effect from May, 1st 2017. Mr. McHugh comes to TSYS with more than 20 years of experience in international banking and payments. Most recently he has been serving as chief executive officer of Barclaycard Business Solutions. He has spent more than 10 years with the company, having also held the position of chief financial officer for Barclaycard. Prior to Barclays, Philip spent ten years with Citigroup covering Latin America including management roles with their credit card division in Brazil. Mr. McHugh earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and his Master of Business Administration from the University of South Carolina.

Philip Tomlinson

Mr. Philip W. Tomlinson is Director of Total System Services, Inc. Mr. Tomlinson was elected Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of TSYS in January 2006. He retired from his position as Chief Executive Officer in July 2014 and retired from his position as Chairman of the Board in April 2015. From 1982 until 2006, Mr. Tomlinson served in various capacities with TSYS, including Chief Executive Officer and President. Since TSYS’ incorporation in December 1982, Mr. Tomlinson has played a key role in almost every major relationship that has shaped TSYS’ development. Mr. Tomlinson serves as a director of Synovus and is a member of its Risk and Compensation Committees. Mr. Tomlinson is also a member of the Financial Services Roundtable, a graduate of Louisiana State University’s School of Banking of the South, former Chairman of the Columbus State University Board of Trustees and a member of the Board of Directors of the Georgia Department of Economic Development. Mr. Tomlinson’s leadership skills, his relationship-building and risk management skills, his global business and technology experience, his extensive knowledge of and years of experience with TSYS and his knowledge and understanding of the payment services and financial services industries provide invaluable resources to TSYS’ Board.

F. Thaddeus Arroyo

Mr. F. Thaddeus Arroyo is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Arroyo has served as Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Business, AT&T Inc., a telecommunications provider, since the beginning of 2017. From 2001 until 2017, Mr. Arroyo served in various capacities with AT&T, including Chief Executive Officer, AT&T Mexico, LLC. Mr. Arroyo served in various capacities with Sabre, Inc. from 1992 until 2001, including Senior Vice President, Information Technology Services. Mr. Arroyo is a board member of the National Center for Women in Technology and the Hispanic IT Executive Council, a Governance Fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors and serves on the Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business Executive Advisory Board. Mr. Arroyo is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington and he earned a Masters degree in business administration from Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business. Mr. Arroyo’s technology innovation and execution expertise, his cybersecurity experience, his global business experience, his leadership skills and his mergers and acquisitions experience provide invaluable resources to the TSYS Board as TSYS expands its offering of payment services and manages technology risks.

Kriss Cloninger

Mr. Kriss Cloninger III, is an Independent Director of Total System Services, Inc. Mr. Cloninger served as President and as a director of Aflac Incorporated, an insurance holding company, from 2001 until his retirement as an officer and director at the end of 2017. Mr. Cloninger also served as Chief Financial Officer of Aflac from the time he joined the company in 1992 until 2015. Mr. Cloninger also serves as Presiding Director of Tupperware Brands Corporation and is a member of its Compensation Committee. Mr. Cloninger’s business experience includes serving as a principal with KPMG LLP. Mr. Cloninger is a fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries. Mr. Cloninger is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and he earned a Masters degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Austin. In addition to Mr. Cloninger’s leadership skills, his risk management experience and his expertise in corporate strategy development, Mr. Cloninger’s experience as a principal financial officer of a public company with a strong international business provides an important perspective to the TSYS Board as TSYS expands internationally.

Walter Driver

Mr. Walter W. Driver, Jr., is an Independent Director of Total System Services, Inc., since 2002. Mr. Driver has served as Chairman-Southeast of Goldman, Sachs & Co., an investment banking and securities firm, since 2006. Mr. Driver practiced law with the law firm of King & Spalding from 1970 until 2006, and served as Managing Partner or Chairman of the firm from 1999 until 2006. Mr. Driver’s law practice focused on many aspects of representation of financial institutions, including financing transactions. Mr. Driver also serves as a director of Equifax Inc. and is a member of its Governance Committee. Mr. Driver is a graduate of Stanford University and he earned a law degree from the University of Texas School of Law. In addition to Mr. Driver’s global business experience and his merger and acquisition experience, Mr. Driver’s legal training and experience, his negotiating skills, risk assessment skills and understanding of complex financial transactions benefit the TSYS Board in its discussion of strategic matters.

Sidney Harris

Dr. Sidney E. Harris is an Independent Director of Total System Services, Inc., since December 31, 1999. Mr. Harris served as a professor at Georgia State University from 1997 until his retirement in 2014. From 1997 until 2004, Mr. Harris also served as the Dean of the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. In 1987, Mr. Harris joined the faculty of the Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management at the Claremont Graduate School and served as Dean of Drucker from 1991 until 1996. His research has focused on strategy implementation, general management and the strategic use of information in the strategy, structure and culture of high performance organizations. He has lectured internationally at several universities, and served as a member of the board of the Society of International Business Fellows. Mr. Harris serves as a director of the Virtus Mutual Fund Family. Mr. Harris previously served as a director of the RidgeWorth Funds, the Multi-Manager Portfolio Funds, The ServiceMaster Company and Transamerica Investors, Inc. Mr. Harris is a graduate of Morehouse College and he earned a PhD in operations research at Cornell University. Mr. Harris’ knowledge of best practices in executive management, familiarity with international business practices and expertise in corporate strategy implementation, risk management and technology help the TSYS Board address challenges that TSYS encounters as it manages enterprise risk.

William Isaac

Mr. William M. Isaac is an Independent Director of Total System Services, Inc. Mr. Isaac has served as Senior Managing Director of FTI Consulting (“FTI”) since 2011. Mr. Isaac founded The Secura Group, a leading financial institutions consulting firm, in 1986. The Secura Group was acquired by FTI in 2011. Prior to forming The Secura Group, Mr. Isaac served for almost eight years on the Board of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, serving as Chairman for nearly five years. Mr. Isaac serves as a director of GEE, Inc. and also serves as Chairman of Isaac Property Companies. Mr. Isaac’s business experience includes serving as the former Chairman of Fifth Third Bancorp, and as a former director of MPS Group, Trans Union Corporation, The Associates and Amex Centurion Bank. Mr. Isaac is a graduate of Miami University and he earned a law degree from The Ohio State University College of Law. Mr. Isaac’s experience in the financial services industry, including global business and merger and acquisition experience, exceeds 40 years of service in the role of lawyer, consultant, regulator and director which provides the TSYS Board with invaluable resources regarding the financial services industry.

Mason Lampton

Mr. Mason H. Lampton is an Independent Director of Total System Services, Inc., since 1986. Mr. Lampton has served as Chairman of the Board of Standard Concrete Products, Inc., a privately held construction materials company, since 2004. From 1996 until 2004, Mr. Lampton served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Standard Concrete Products, which he founded in 1996. Prior to 1996, Mr. Lampton served as President and Chairman of the Board of The Hardaway Company, a construction company. Mr. Lampton previously served as a director of Synovus Financial Corp. (“Synovus”). His prior business experience also includes serving as a director and as a member of the Audit Committee of another public company, Citizens Fidelity Corporation. He has served as a member of the TSYS and Synovus Audit Committees, Executive Committees and Compensation Committees. Mr. Lampton is a graduate of Vanderbilt University. In addition to Mr. Lampton’s global business and merger and acquisition experience, Mr. Lampton’s skills in risk management and directing corporate strategy and his public company board expertise provide the TSYS Board with valuable insights as the Board oversees TSYS’ strategic development.

Connie McDaniel

Ms. Connie D. McDaniel is an Independent Director of Total System Services, Inc. Ms. McDaniel served as Vice President and Chief of Internal Audit of The Coca-Cola Company, a beverage company, from 2009 until her retirement in 2013. Prior to 2009, Ms. McDaniel served for over 20 years in various capacities with The Coca-Cola Company, including Vice President Global Finance Transformation and Vice President and Controller. She also held finance leadership positions with The Coca-Cola Company in Operating Units in both Germany and Thailand. Ms. McDaniel serves as a director of the Virtus Mutual Fund Family. Ms. McDaniel has previously served as a director of the RidgeWorth Funds, and Chaired its Audit Committee. Ms. McDaniel is a graduate of Georgia State University. Ms. McDaniel’s experience as the chief audit executive of a public company, her financial expertise, her merger and acquisition experience and her international business experience provide valuable resources to the TSYS Board as TSYS expands internationally and manages financial reporting and enterprise risk.

Richard Smith

Mr. Richard A. Smith is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Smith served as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Realogy Holdings Corp. (“Realogy”), a residential real estate franchising company with company-owned real estate brokerage operations as well as relocation, title and settlement services, from 2012 until his retirement as an officer and director at the end of 2017. From 2006 until 2012, Mr. Smith served in various capacities with Realogy, including President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Smith served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Real Estate Services Division of Cendant Corporation from 1996 until 2006, when the Division was spun off to create Realogy. Mr. Smith is a graduate of Columbus State University and he earned a Masters of Science degree from Troy State University. Mr. Smith is a member of the Business Roundtable, serves on the executive committee of the Policy Advisory Board for Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies and previously served as a commissioner on the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission. Mr. Smith’s experience as the chief executive officer of a public company, his merger and acquisition experience and his leadership experience are a valuable asset to the TSYS Board.

John Turner

Mr. John T. Turner is an Independent Director of Total System Services, Inc. Mr. Turner is a private investor and a director of the W.C. Bradley Co., a privately held consumer products goods company. Mr. Turner served for 20 years in various capacities with the W.C. Bradley Co. and/or its subsidiaries, including President of Bradley Specialty Retailing, Inc. Mr. Turner has for many years been actively involved in initiatives encompassing a variety of entrepreneurial, social and environmental interests. Mr. Turner is a graduate of Vanderbilt University. Mr. Turner’s experience in business management, corporate strategy development, including international business, mergers and acquisitions and risk assessment provide the TSYS Board with a valuable perspective on matters relating to TSYS’ strategic growth and enterprise risk management.

Richard Ussery

Mr. Richard W. Ussery is an Independent Director of Total System Services, Inc. Mr. Ussery was elected as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of TSYS in February 1992. He retired as an executive employee of TSYS in 2005 and served as a non-executive Chairman of the Board until 2006. Prior to 2005, Mr. Ussery served for over 40 years in various capacities with TSYS or Synovus’ subsidiary, Columbus Bank and Trust Company, including Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of TSYS. His business experience includes serving as a director of the Georgia Power Company, an electric utility subsidiary company of Southern Company. Mr. Ussery is a graduate of Auburn University. Mr. Ussery’s leadership and risk management skills, extensive knowledge of and experience in the payment services and financial services industries and understanding of TSYS’ technology, business and historical development give him unique insights into our company’s challenges, opportunities and business.

Shawn Roberts

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