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World Acceptance Corp. (WRLD)

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World Acceptance Corp.
108 Frederick Street
Greenville, SC 29607
United States - Map
Phone: 864-298-9800

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Credit Services
Full Time Employees:4,712

Business Summary 

World Acceptance Corporation is engaged in small-loan consumer finance business in the United States and Mexico. The company primarily offers short-term and medium-term consumer installment loans, as well as related credit insurance, and ancillary products and services to individuals. It also provides income tax return preparation and electronic filing services; and computer software solutions for the consumer finance industry. In addition, it markets and sells credit life, credit accident and health, credit property, and unemployment insurance products in connection with its loans; markets automobile club memberships to its borrowers; and markets electronic products and appliances to borrowers. It serves individuals with limited access to consumer credit from banks, credit unions, other consumer finance businesses, and credit card lenders. As of April 29, 2014, the company operated 1,271 offices in Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, and Wisconsin, as well as in Mexico. World Acceptance Corporation was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina.

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Corporate Governance 
World Acceptance Corp.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Oct 1, 2014 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 6.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Augustus Alexander McLean III, 62
Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
Mr. John L. Calmes Jr., 34
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, VP and Treasurer
Ms. Kelly M. Malson , 44
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Sr. VP and Treasurer
Ms. Janet Lewis Matricciani , 46
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. James Daniel Walters , 46
Sr. VP of Southern Division
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 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.
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