WU - The Western Union Company

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The Western Union Company

12500 East Belford Avenue
Englewood, CO 80112
United States

IndustryCredit Services
Full Time Employees10,700

Key Executives

Mr. Hikmet ErsekCEO, Pres & Director2.71M660.46k56
Mr. Rajesh K. AgrawalExec. VP & CFO1.65M21.92k52
Ms. Elizabeth Grace ChambersExec. VP and Chief Strategy, Product & Marketing Officer1.24MN/A54
Mr. Odilon AlmeidaPres of Western Union Global Money Transfer1.23M45.16k55
Amintore T. X. SchenkelChief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP and ControllerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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 three segments: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, 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 Consumer-to-Business segment facilitates bill payments from consumers to businesses and other organizations, including utilities, auto finance companies, mortgage servicers, financial service providers, and government agencies. 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. The company serves primarily through a network of agents. The Western Union Company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

Corporate Governance

The Western Union Company’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of December 1, 2017 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 4.

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.