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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 offers cash money transfer services involving walk-in agent locations. This segment provides various options for sending and receiving funds, including walk-in and telephone money transfer, online money transfer, account based money transfer, direct to bank, and mobile money transfer services through a network of third-party agents using multi-currency and real-time money transfer processing systems. The Consumer-to-Business segment offers options to make one-time or recurring payments from consumers to businesses and other organizations, including utilities, auto finance companies, mortgage servicers, financial service providers, government agencies, and other businesses. It also provides various products, which give consumers choices as to the payment channel and method of payment, including Speedpay, Pago Fácil, Western Union Payments, and Equity Accelerator. This segment offers its services primarily through the phone and the Internet, as well as through its agent networks and select company-owned locations. The Business Solutions segment facilitates payment and foreign exchange solutions, principally cross-border and cross-currency transactions for small and medium size enterprises and other organizations, as well as for individuals. This segment provides its services through the phone, partner channels, and the Internet. As of December 31, 2013, the company had a network of approximately 500,000 agent locations in approximately 200 countries and territories. The Western Union Company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

10,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/24/14
Founded in 2006

western union co (WU*) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $405.0K
Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice ...
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $800.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

western union co (WU*) Key Developments

Western Union Strengthens Independent Retail Network Presence in US

Western Union has strengthened its independent retail network presence across the U.S by signing an agreement with Mi Pueblo Food Center, a San Jose-based grocery chain in California. Under the agreement, Western Union's money order and bill payment options will be available across Mi Pueblo's Bay Area, Monterey Peninsula and Central Valley locations, effective immediately.

The Western Union Co and Walgreens Launch International and Domestic Money Transfers Through a New Western Union Stage-And-Pay Kiosk Model

The Western Union Co and Walgreens announced that they have launched international and domestic money transfers through a new Western Union stage-and-pay kiosk model via the Walgreens Balance Financial platform. With the move, customers can send or receive money at more than 7,650 Walgreens and Duane Reade locations in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S Virgin Islands. The transaction can be initiated at a kiosk using a photo touch screen and finalized immediately or at another convenient customer time on the same day. The additional locations will also expand the Western Union U.S agent location count to more than 50,000.

Western Union Company Extends Exclusive Agreement with Eurogiro

Western Union Company announced that it has extended its exclusive agreement with Eurogiro to allow its members better access to the Western Union Money Transfer services including digital offerings. The new collaboration agreement extends for sixteen years. Eurogiro offers the exclusive Western Union money-in-minutes service, as part of a portfolio of cross border payment services to 35 of its members, which represent 52,000 agent locations across 30 countries.


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