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The Western Union Company (WU)

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The Western Union Company

7001 East Belleview Avenue
Denver, CO 80237
United States

Sector(s)Financial Services
IndustryCredit Services
Full-time employees11,000

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Hikmet ErsekPres, CEO & Director2.14MN/A1961
Mr. Rajesh K. AgrawalChief Financial Officer1.11M268.58k1965
Mr. Jean Claude FarahPres of EMEA & APAC Region998.9kN/A1971
Ms. Michelle R. SwanbackPres of Product & Platform1.53MN/A1969
Mr. Mark T. HinseyChief Accounting Officer & ControllerN/AN/A1971
Mr. Brad WindbiglerSr. VP, Treasurer and Head of Payments Fin. & IRN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Caroline TsaiChief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec.N/AN/A1970
Mr. Tyler HandChief Compliance OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Nicole VogrinChief Corp. Affairs & Communications OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Reverend Richard L. WilliamsChief People OfficerN/AN/A1966
Amounts are as of 31 December 2020, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes 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. It 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 and sub-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 offers bill payment services that facilitates 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 26 September 2021 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 4; Shareholder rights: 2; Compensation: 7.

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 10 indicates higher governance risk.