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Shannon A. Johnston

born 1971
nationality: US-American

Current positions

since 2024

Global Payments, Inc., Atlanta, USA, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Professional experience

since 2016

Global Payments, Inc., Atlanta, USA    

2023 Executive Vice President Chief Digital Officer and Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO)


2021–2023 Executive Vice President und Chief Technology Officer, Consumer Solutions, Data und Architecture


2019–2021 Chief Technology Officer, Consumer Solutions, Data and Architecture


2017–2019 Senior Vice President, Software Engineering

 2016–2017 Vice President, Application Delivery 


Mspark, Inc., Helena, USA, Chief Information Officer


Epicor Software Corporation (former ShopVisible, LLC), Austin, USA, Chief Operating Office


Points of Light Institute, Atlanta, USA, Chief Technology Officer


Atlanticus Holdings Corporation (former Compucredit), Atlanta, USA


2008–2009 Vice President, IT


2007–2008 Executive Director, UK Technology


2006–2007 Strategic Initiatives


2003–2006 Director, eBusiness


2001–2003 Associate Director, Shared Services


Total System Services, Inc., Columbus, USA


2001 Director, Client Services


1996–2001 Associate Director, Client Relations 


Bachelor of General Studies, Georgia Southern, Armstrong Campus, Savannah, USA 

Board memberships

Statutory supervisory boards

  • Deutsche Börse AG, Frankfurt/Main (listed company), Member of the Supervisory Board since 18 May 2022

Last updated: 2 January 2024