WU - The Western Union Company

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The Western Union Company

7001 East Belleview Avenue
Denver, CO 80237
United States

SectorFinancial Services
IndustryCredit Services
Full Time Employees12,000

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Hikmet ErsekPres, CEO & Director2.63MN/A1961
Mr. Rajesh K. AgrawalExec. VP & CFO1.24MN/A1965
Ms. Caroline TsaiChief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec.889.1kN/A1970
Mr. Jean Claude FarahExec. VP & Pres of Global Network1.03M264.08k1971
Mr. Amintore T. X. SchenkelSr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & ControllerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 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.


The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Consumer-to-Consumer and Business Solutions. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment facilitates money transfers between two consumers, primarily through a network of third-party agents. This segment offers international cross-border transfers and intra-country transfers, as well as money transfer transactions through Websites and mobile devices. The Business Solutions segment provides payment and foreign exchange solutions, primarily cross-border and cross-currency transactions for small and medium size enterprises, other organizations, and individuals; and foreign currency forward and option contracts. The company also facilitates bill payments from consumers to businesses and other organizations, as well as offers money order and other services. It serves primarily through a network of agents. The Western Union Company was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

Corporate Governance

The Western Union Company’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 4, 2019 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 3.

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.