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Total System Services, Inc. (TSS)

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Total System Services, Inc.

One TSYS Way
Columbus, GA 31901
United States

IndustryCredit Services
Full Time Employees11,500

Key Executives

Mr. M. Troy WoodsChairman & CEO2.8MN/A66
Ms. Pamela A. JosephPres, COO & Director1.54MN/A58
Mr. Paul Michael ToddSr. EVP & CFO1.24MN/A46
Ms. Patricia A. WatsonSr. EVP & Chief Information Officer1.18MN/A51
Mr. G. Sanders Griffith IIISr. EVP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.1.3MN/A63
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Total System Services, Inc. provides payment processing, merchant, and related payment services to financial and nonfinancial institutions in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: North America Services, International Services, Merchant Services, and NetSpend. The company offers account processing and output services, including processing the card application, initiating service for the cardholder, processing card transaction for the issuing retailer or financial institution, and accumulating the account’s transactions. It also provides fraud management services to monitor the unauthorized use of accounts; fraud detection systems for identifying fraudulent transactions; and other services, such as customized communication services to cardholders, and information verification services associated with granting credit, debt collection, and customer service. In addition, the company offers processing services, acquiring solutions, related systems, and integrated support services, which include processing various payment forms, such as credit, debit, prepaid, electronic benefit transfer, and electronic check; authorization and capture of transactions; clearing and settlement of transactions; information reporting services related to transactions; merchant billing services; and point-of-sale equipment sales and service. Further, it provides general purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards and payroll cards, as well as alternative financial services to underbanked and other consumers. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia.

Corporate Governance

Total System Services, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2017 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.