ADDING MULTIMEDIA Western Union Names Luella Chavez D’Angelo Chief Communications Officer

  ADDING MULTIMEDIA Western Union Names Luella Chavez D’Angelo Chief
  Communications Officer

Business Wire

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- December 13, 2012

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a global leader in financial services,
announced today it has promoted Luella Chavez D’Angelo to chief communications
officer.

Luella Chavez D'Angelo, Chief Communications Officer, The Western Union
Company (Photo: Business Wir ...

Luella Chavez D'Angelo, Chief Communications Officer, The Western Union
Company (Photo: Business Wire)

Chavez D’Angelo will report directly to Hikmet Ersek, President and CEO, and
will lead all global corporate communication strategies for Western Union’s
multi-channels and multi-products, in addition to Corporate Social
Responsibility and the Western Union Foundation social initiatives.

“Luella has been a driving force in transforming the Western Union brand among
consumers, NGO’s, elected officials and other key audiences,” said Ersek.
“Since joining the company, she has built a best-in-class operation from the
ground-up, establishing strong relationships around the world. Her extensive
management experience and knowledge of the business makes her the right leader
for this combined role.”

Chavez D’Angelo has a multi-faceted background in corporate communications,
marketing, public affairs and philanthropy. Most recently, she served as
senior vice president, Western Union Social Ventures and president of the
Western Union Foundation.

Chavez D’Angelo serves on a number of national and regional boards and holds a
bachelor’s degree in Marketing Management and a master’s in Business
Administration, with an emphasis on Finance, from the University of New
Mexico. She is married, has three children and resides in Denver, Colorado.

About Western Union

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) is a leader in global payment services.
Together with its Vigo, Orlandi Valuta, Pago Facil and Western Union Business
Solutions branded payment services, Western Union provides consumers and
businesses with fast, reliable and convenient ways to send and receive money
around the world, to send payments and to purchase money orders. As of
September 30, 2012, the Western Union, Vigo and Orlandi Valuta branded
services were offered through a combined network of approximately 510,000
agent locations in 200 countries and territories. In 2011, The Western Union
Company completed 226 million consumer-to-consumer transactions worldwide,
moving $81 billion of principal between consumers, and 425 million business
payments. For more information, visit www.westernunion.com.

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