Dan Charron

First Data Corporation

Atlanta, GA

EVP, Head of Global Business Solutions

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United States Military Academy at West Point

Georgia State University  

 - J. Mack Robinson College of Business

First Data | shaping the future of global commerce

Dan Charron serves as Executive Vice President, Head of Global Business Solutions, with operations in North America, EMEA, APAC and LatAm. It provides First Data’s 6 million clients across the world with the products, services and solutions they need to grow their business. Dan is responsible for First Data’s client and partner relationships worldwide and will target strategic expansion of the firm’s footprint, both in terms of geographic reach and the depth and breadth of solution offerings for clients all around the globe.


The world of commerce is changing fast. That’s why we deliver secure global solutions that simplify the connections that make commerce possible—so business owners can grow faster, financial institutions can manage transactions more efficiently and governments can serve their constituents easier than ever before. Whether it’s improving your customer relationships, enhancing your customer loyalty or boosting your bottom line, we make it easier for you to move at the speed of commerce.

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Merchant Payment Ecosystem:Best Acquirer of the Year Award 2018 The Merchant Payment Ecosystem Awards 2018 (MPE) awarded First Data ‘Best Acquirer of the Year’. The event held in Berlin, Germany recognises the best performers and innovators in the payment acceptance arena that have significantly contributed to the development of in-store, online and mobile payment acceptance in Europe and worldwide.


Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index:First Data was recognized on Bloomberg’s inaugural 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). The reference index measures gender equality across internal company statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement, and gender-conscious product offerings.


Military Times — Best for Vets: First Data was ranked No. 1 on Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Employers 2017” list, which recognizes the best employers for veterans and military spouses. The honor was awarded based on the company’s culture, veteran employee on-boarding processes, company training, Guard and Reserve member policies, and military spouse support, in addition to several other considerations.





About Dan

  • Prior to his arrival at First Data, Dan spent 14 years at Chase Paymentech, the global payment processing business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. He joined that company in 2000, taking on roles of increasing responsibility, culminating in his appointment as president in 2013. Prior to Paymentech, Dan was a managing partner at US Web-CKS, a global internet consultancy, and served in multiple executive roles at Total System Services (TSYS), a credit card processor, merchant acquirer and bank credit card issuer.
  • As an industry leader, Dan serves on the Board of Directors of the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), an international trade association that influences, monitors and helps shape the payments industry. He also has served as Chairman of the Board of Merchantlink, a company that offers cloud-based payment gateway and data security solutions to hotels, restaurants and retailers. 
  •  Dan is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. After his military service, Dan received a master’s degree in business administration from the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University.  
  • Georgia Chamber of Commerce - Member Board of Directors 


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Dan Charron 

First Data Corporation

Atlanta, GA

Executive Vice President, Global Business Solutions

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