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    The Western Union Company (WU)

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    The Western Union Company
    12500 East Belford Avenue
    Englewood, CO 80112
    United States - Map
    Phone: 866-405-5012
    Website: http://www.westernunion.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Credit Services
    Full Time Employees:10,000

    Business Summary 

    The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, and Business Solutions. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment offers cash money transfer services involving walk-in agent locations. This segment provides various options for sending and receiving funds, including walk-in and telephone money transfer, online money transfer, and account based money transfer services through a network of third-party agents using multi-currency and real-time money transfer processing systems. The Consumer-to-Business segment offers options to make one-time or recurring payments from consumers to businesses and other organizations, including utilities, auto finance companies, mortgage servicers, financial service providers, government agencies, and other businesses. It also provides various products, which give consumers choices as to the payment channel and method of payment, including Speedpay, Pago Fácil, and Western Union Payments. This segment offers its services primarily through the phone and Online, as well as through its agent networks and selected company-owned locations. The Business Solutions segment facilitates payment and foreign exchange solutions, principally cross-border and cross-currency transactions for small and medium size enterprises and other organizations, as well as for individuals. This segment provides its services through the phone, partner channels, and the Internet. As of December 31, 2014, the company had a network of approximately 500,000 agent locations in approximately 200 countries and territories. The Western Union Company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

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    Corporate Governance 
    The Western Union Company’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Apr 1, 2015 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 8.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Hikmet Ersek , 54
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director and Non-Voting Member of Compliance Committee
    Mr. Rajesh K. Agrawal , 50
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. John David Thompson , 48
    Chief Information Officer and Exec. VP of Global Operations
    Mr. John R. Dye , 55
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
    Mr. Odilon Almeida , 53
    Exec. VP and Pres of Americas & European Union
    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.
    Currency in USD.
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