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Business Summary
Logo The Western Union Company
Provides money transfer services

The Western Union Co. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of money transfer and payment services.

It operates through the following segments: Consumer-to-Consumer; Consumer-to-Business; Business Solutions; and Other.

The Consumer-to-Consumer segment offers multi-currency, real-time, and online money transfer transactions.

The Consumer-to-Business segment includes bill payments from clients to businesses such as utilities, auto finance companies, mortgages, and government agencies.

The Business Solutions segment consists of foreign exchange services, cross-border transactions, and cross-currency payments.

The Other segment includes the firm's corporate operations.

The company was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Englewood, CO.

Number of employees : 10 700 persons.
Sales per Businesses
20152016Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
Consumer-to-Consumer4,34479.3%4,30579.4% -0.9%
Consumer-to-Business637.7011.6%621.2011.5% -2.59%
Business Solutions398.707.3%396.007.3% -0.68%
Other103.401.9%101.101.9% -2.22%
Sales per Regions
20152016Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
International3,89971.1%3,75069.2% -3.82%
United States1,58528.9%1,67330.9% +5.57%
Managers
NameAgeSinceTitle
Hikmet Ersek, MBA561999President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Jeffrey A. Joerres572015Non-Executive Chairman
John David Thompson502012Chief Information Officer & EVP-Global Operations
Rajesh K. Agrawal, MBA512006Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
Betsy DeHaas Holden, MBA612006Independent Non-Executive Director
Michael A. Miles Jr., MBA552006Independent Director
Roberto Gonzales Mendoza, MBA712006Independent Director
Richard A. Goodman PhD, MBA682011Independent Director
Solomon D. Trujillo PhD, MBA652012Independent Director
Frances F. Townsend552013Independent Director
Equities
Vote QuantityFloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Share A 1 471,254,179 470,141,915 99.8% 0 0.0% 99.8%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors) 65,378,098 13.7%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 50,880,461 10.7%
Fidelity Management & Research Co. 40,694,839 8.55%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 23,511,875 4.94%
Abrams Capital Management LP 21,608,707 4.54%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc. 21,495,712 4.51%
Newton Investment Management Ltd. 20,278,529 4.26%
Mellon Capital Management Corp. 13,318,935 2.80%
Lyrical Asset Management LP 8,775,815 1.84%
Standard & Poor's Investment Advisory Services LLC (Inv Mgmt) 7,808,678 1.64%
Sector
Industrials
Industrial & Commercial Services
 Professional & Commercial Services
  Business Support Services
   Transaction & Payment Services
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Company contact information
The Western Union Co.
12500 East Belford Avenue
Englewood, CO 80112

Phone : +1.866.405.5012
Fax : +1.720.332.4753
Web : www.westernunion.com
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