People: Western Union Co (WU)

WU on New York Consolidated

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22 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jack Greenberg

71 2011 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board, Presiding Director

Hikmet Ersek

53 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Rajesh Agrawal

49 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Odilon Almeida

52 2014 Executive Vice President and President - Americas and European Union

Jean Farah

43 2014 Executive Vice President and President - Middle East, Africa, APAC, Eastern Europe & CIS

Richard Williams

48 2013 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

J. David Thompson

47 2012 Executive Vice President - Global Operations, Chief Information Officer

Diane Scott

43 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Product and Marketing Office

John Dye

54 2011 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Robert Selander

2014 Director

Dinyar Devitre

66 2006 Independent Director

Richard Goodman

65 2012 Independent Director

Betsy Holden

58 2006 Independent Director

Linda Levinson

72 2006 Independent Director

Roberto Mendoza

69 2006 Independent Director

Michael Miles

52 2006 Independent Director

Frances Townsend

52 2013 Independent Director

Solomon Trujillo

62 2012 Independent Director

Michael Salop

Senior Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Jack Greenberg

Mr. Jack M. Greenberg, CPA is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board, Presiding Director of The Western Union Company. Mr. Greenberg was Chairman (from May 1999) and Chief Executive Officer (from August 1998) of McDonald’s Corporation until December 2002. Mr. Greenberg joined McDonald’s Corporation as Executive Vice President and Chief Finance Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors in 1982. He served as a director of First Data from 2003 to 2006 and as a director of Abbott Laboratories from 2001 to 2007. Mr. Greenberg is a director of The Allstate Corporation, Hasbro, Inc., Innerworkings, Inc., where he serves as Chairman of the Board, and Manpower Inc.

Hikmet Ersek

Mr. Hikmet Ersek is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Western Union Company. He is the President and Chief Executive Officer (from September 2010) and a member of the Company's Board of Directors (from April 2010). From January 2010 to August 2010, Mr. Ersek served as the Company's Chief Operating Officer. Prior to January 2010, Mr. Ersek served as the Company's Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific Region from December 2008. From September 2006 to December 2008, Mr. Ersek served as the Company's Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Europe/Middle East/Africa/South Asia. Prior to September 2006, Mr. Ersek held various positions of increasing responsibility with Western Union. Prior to joining Western Union in September 1999, Mr. Ersek was with GE Capital specializing in European payment systems and consumer finance.

Rajesh Agrawal

Mr. Rajesh K. Agrawal has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Western Union Company. Mr. Agrawal joined the Company in 2006. Mr. Agrawal has served as the Company’s Executive Vice President (from November 2011) and Interim Chief Financial Officer (from January 2014). Prior to January 2014, Mr. Agrawal was President, Western Union Business Solutions (from August 2011). Prior to August 2011, Mr. Agrawal served as General Manager, Business Solutions from November 2010, and as Senior Vice President of Finance for Business Units, from August 2010 to November 2010. Previously, Mr. Agrawal served as Senior Vice President of Finance of the Company’s Europe, Middle East, and Africa and Asia Pacific regions from July 2008 to August 2010, and as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Western Union from June 2006 to May 2008.

Odilon Almeida

Mr. Odilon Almeida is Executive Vice President and President - Americas and European Union of The Western Union CO., From January 2013 until December 2013, Mr. Almeida was Senior Vice President and President for the Americas region for Western Union. Mr. Almeida joined Western Union in 2002 and has held roles of increasing responsibility, including Regional Vice President, Southern Cone, Americas from December 2002 to August 2007; Senior Vice President, South America region from January 2008 to December 2010; and Senior Vice President and Managing Director for the Latin America and Caribbean region from December 2010 to December 2012. Prior to joining Western Union, Mr. Almeida worked at FleetBoston Financial, The Coca-Cola Company and Colgate-Palmolive in Brazil, Canada, Mexico and the United States.

Jean Farah

Mr. Jean Claude Farah is Executive Vice President and President - Middle East, Africa, APAC, Eastern Europe & CIS of The Western Union CO., From March 2009 to December 2013, Mr. Farah served as Senior Vice President for the Middle East and Africa region at Western Union. Mr. Farah joined Western Union in 1999 as Marketing Manager, Middle East & North Africa. He has held a variety of progressively responsible positions with the company, including Regional Director from March 2003 to June 2005, Regional Vice President from June 2005 to March 2009 and Senior Vice President for the Middle East, Pakistan and Afghanistan region. Mr. Farah started his career in 1995 with Renault SA. Prior to joining Western Union, he was Area Manager for Orangina Pernod Ricard.

Richard Williams

Mr. Richard L. Williams is Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of The Western Union CO., Mr. Williams was appointed as our Chief Human Resources Officer in October of 2013 and previously served as Interim Chief Human Resources Officer from March 2013 to October 2013 and as Senior Vice President, Human Resources - Global Consumer Financial Services from June 2011 to October 2013. Mr. Williams joined Western Union in November 2009 as the Vice President of Human Resources for the Americas and Global Cards. Before joining Western Union, Mr. Williams worked for Fullerton Financial Holdings (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings) as its Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from September 2007 to October 2009. Previously, Mr. Williams spent 17 years (May 1998 to August 2007 and August 1989 to February 1997) with American Express Company.

J. David Thompson

Mr. J. David Thompson is Executive Vice President - Global Operations, Chief Information Officer of Western Union Co. He is Executive Vice President, Global Operations (from November 2012) and Chief Information Officer (from April 2012). Prior to April 2012, Mr. Thompson was Group President, Services & Support and Global CIO of Symantec Corporation since January 2008. From February 2006 to January 2008, Mr. Thompson served as Symantec's Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining Symantec, Mr. Thompson was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Oracle Corporation from January 2005 to January 2006. From August 1995 to January 2005, he was Vice President of Services and Chief Information Officer at PeopleSoft, Inc. Mr. Thompson is a director of CoreSite Realty Corporation.

Diane Scott

Ms. Diane Scott is Executive Vice President, Chief Product and Marketing Office of Western Union Company. She is Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer (from April 2011) and President - Western Union Ventures (from August 2011). Prior to April 2011, Ms. Scott was Senior Vice President, Marketing, Americas since March 2009. From March 2008 to March 2009, Ms. Scott served as Vice President, Marketing Services, and General Manager, Domestic Money Transfer. From March 2007 to March 2008, Ms. Scott served as Vice President, Domestic Money Transfer and Marketing Services, and from January 2005 to March 2007, she served as Vice President and General Manager, Domestic Money Transfer. Ms. Scott joined Western Union in 2001.

John Dye

Mr. John R. Dye is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of The Western Union Company, since November 2011. Prior to taking this position in November 2011, Mr. Dye was Senior Vice President, Interim General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (“FHLMC”) from July 2011. From July 2007 to July 2011, Mr. Dye served as Senior Vice President, Principal Deputy General Counsel Corporate Affairs, of FHLMC. Prior to joining FHLMC, Mr. Dye served as Associate General Counsel at Citigroup Inc. from August 1999 to July 2007, and as Senior Vice President and Senior Counsel at Salomon Smith Barney from 1994 to 1999. Prior to that time, Mr. Dye was an attorney at the law firm of Brown & Wood. Mr. Dye is Chairman of the Board of the Western Union Foundation.

Robert Selander

Mr. Robert W. Selander has been appointed as Director of the Company effective July 17, 2014. Mr. Selander served as Executive Vice Chairman of MasterCard Incorporated and MasterCard International from July 2010 until December 2010. Previously, Mr. Selander was CEO of MasterCard Incorporated and MasterCard International from April 1997 until July 2010. In addition, until August 2009, Mr. Selander was President of MasterCard Incorporated and MasterCard International from June 2002 and April 1997, respectively. Prior to his election as President and CEO of MasterCard International in April 1997, Mr. Selander was Executive Vice President and President of the MasterCard International Europe, Middle East, Africa and Canada regions. Before joining MasterCard in 1994, Mr. Selander spent two decades with Citicorp and Citibank, N.A.

Dinyar Devitre

Mr. Dinyar S. Devitre is an Independent Director of The Western Union Company since 2006. He is Special Advisor to General Atlantic LLC since June 2008. Mr. Devitre served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Altria Group, Inc. from March 2002 until March 2008. From 2001 to 2002, Mr. Devitre served as a private business consultant and from 1998 to 2001, he was Executive Vice President at Citibank in Europe. He started with the Altria Group companies in 1970 and served in a variety of positions, including President Philip Morris, Asia, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Philip Morris, Japan, and Senior Vice President, Corporate Planning, Philip Morris Companies, Inc. from 1995 to 1998. Mr. Devitre was a director of Kraft Foods Inc. from September 2002 to May 2007, and is a director of SABMiller plc and Altria Group, Inc.

Richard Goodman

Dr. Richard A. Goodman, Ph.D., has been appointed as an Independent Director of Western Union Co., effective January 1, 2012. Dr. Goodman served as Executive Vice President, Global Operations of PepsiCo Inc. (“PepsiCo”) from March 2010 to December 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Goodman was PepsiCo’s Chief Financial Officer from October 2006. From 2003 until October 2006, Mr. Goodman was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PepsiCo International. Mr. Goodman served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PepsiCo Beverages International from 2001 to 2003, and as Vice President and General Auditor of PepsiCo from 2000 to 2001. Before joining PepsiCo in 1992, Mr. Goodman was with W.R. Grace & Co. in a variety of senior financial positions. Mr. Goodman is a director of Johnson Controls Inc. and Toys “R” Us, Inc.

Betsy Holden

Ms. Betsy D. Holden is an Independent Director of Western Union Company, since 2006. She is Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company since April 2007. Ms. Holden served as President, Global Marketing and Category Development of Kraft Foods Inc., a food business unit of Altria Group, Inc., from January 2004 through June 2005, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Foods Inc. from March 2001 until December 2003, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Foods North America from May 2000 until December 2003. Ms. Holden began her career at General Foods in 1982. She currently serves as a director of Tribune Company and Diageo plc.

Linda Levinson

Ms. Linda Fayne Levinson is an Independent Director of The Western Union Company since 2006. She is an advisor to professionally funded, privately held ventures. Ms. Fayne Levinson was Non-Executive Chair of the Board of Connexus, Inc., formerly VendareNetblue, a privately held online marketing company until May 2010 when it was merged with Epic Advertising. From February through July 2006, Ms. Fayne Levinson was both Chair and Interim CEO of Vendare Media. From 1997 until May 2004, Ms. Fayne Levinson was a partner at GRP Partners, a venture capital firm, investing in early stage technology companies in the financial services, internet media and online retail sectors. Earlier in her career, Ms. Fayne Levinson was an executive at American Express and a partner at McKinsey & Company. She is a director of NCR Corporation, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Ingram Micro, Inc., and Hertz Global Holdings Inc.

Roberto Mendoza

Mr. Roberto G. Mendoza is an Independent Director of The Western Union Company since 2006. He is Senior Managing Director of Atlas Advisors LLC, an independent global investment banking firm, since March 2010. Previously, Mr. Mendoza co-founded Deming Mendoza & Co., LLC, a corporate finance advisory firm, and served as one of its partners from February 2009 to March 2010. Mr. Mendoza served as Non-Executive Chairman of Trinsum Group from February 2007 to November 2008. In January 2007, Trinsum Group was formed as a result of a merger of Marakon Associates and Integrated Finance Limited, a financial advisory company which Mr. Mendoza co-founded and of which he served as Chairman of the Board and Managing Director from 2002 to February 2007. He also served as Managing Director of Goldman Sachs Services from September 2000 to February 2001. From 1967 to 2000, Mr. Mendoza held positions at J.P. Morgan & Co. Inc., serving from 1990 to 2000 as director and Vice Chairman of the Board. Mr. Mendoza served as Chairman of Egg plc from May 2000 to February 2006, and as a director of Prudential plc from May 2000 to May 2007, and of PARIS RE Holdings Limited from January 2007 to September 2009. He currently serves as a director of PartnerRe Ltd. and Manpower Inc.

Michael Miles

Mr. Michael A. Miles, Jr., is an Independent Director of The Western Union Company since 2006. He is Advisory Director of Berkshire Partners, a private equity firm, since March 2013. Previously, Mr. Miles was President of Staples, Inc. from January 2006 and Chief Operating Officer from September 2003. Prior to that, Mr. Miles was Chief Operating Officer, Pizza Hut for Yum! Brands, Inc. from January 2000 to August 2003. From 1996 to 1999, he served Pizza Hut as Senior Vice President of Concept Development & Franchise.

Frances Townsend

Ms. Frances Fragos Townsend has been appointed as an Biography of Western Union Company effective August 27, 2013. Ms. Townsend has served as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Government, Legal and Business Affairs at MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc. since January 2013, and previously served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Government, Legal and Business Affairs from October 2010 to December 2012. Ms. Townsend was a corporate partner at the law firm of Baker Botts L.L.P. from April 2009 to October 2010. From February 2008 to April 2009, Ms. Townsend provided consulting services and advised corporate entities on global strategic risk and contingency planning. Prior to that, Ms. Townsend served as Assistant to President George W. Bush for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism and chaired the Homeland Security Council from May 2004 until January 2008. She also served as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor Combating Terrorism from May 2003 to May 2004. Ms. Townsend was the first Assistant Commandant for Intelligence for the United States Coast Guard and spent 13 years at the United States Department of Justice in various senior positions. Ms. Townsend is a director of SIGA Technologies, Inc. and Scientific Games Corporation.

Solomon Trujillo

Mr. Solomon D. Trujillo has been appointed as an Independent Director of Western Union Company effective July 20, 2012. Mr. Trujillo Founded Trujillo Group Investments, LLC, and has served as chairman since July 2003. Mr. Trujillo also served as the Chief Executive Officer and as director of Telstra Corporation Limited, Australia’s media-communications enterprise, from July 2005 to June 2009. From February 2003 to March 2004, Mr. Trujillo was Orange SA’s Chief Executive Officer. Before that, Mr. Trujillo was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Graviton, Inc. from January 2001 until January 2003. Mr. Trujillo is a director of Target Corporation, WPP plc, and ProAmerica Bank.

Michael Salop

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