MoneyGram International Builds Senior Leadership Team

  MoneyGram International Builds Senior Leadership Team

              New  management reflects focus on continued growth

Business Wire

DALLAS -- February 4, 2013

MoneyGram International (NYSE:MGI), a leading global money transfer company,
today announced that Peter E. Ohser has been promoted to senior vice
president, U.S. and Canada, and Grant Lines has joined MoneyGram as senior
vice president, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

Pete Ohser, MoneyGram Senior Vice President, U.S. and Canada. (Photo: Business
Wire)

Pete Ohser, MoneyGram Senior Vice President, U.S. and Canada. (Photo: Business
Wire)

“I am very pleased to announce the addition of these two talented individuals
to our leadership team,” said Pamela H. Patsley, MoneyGram’s chairman and CEO.
“Pete has been with MoneyGram for 12 years in a variety of roles, and has
consistently demonstrated exceptional leadership, a keen understanding of the
Company and our industry, and the ability to develop and maintain solid
relationships in our agent base. It is exciting to have the opportunity to
benefit from MoneyGram’s internal talent growth, and for the Company to
continue to benefit from Pete’s contributions in a broader capacity.”

“I am equally pleased to announce the addition of Grant, who joins MoneyGram
as an accomplished veteran in the card and payments industry in Asia Pacific,"
said Patsley. "Grant’s experience in business development and managing various
geographic regions will help MoneyGram continue its strong growth in Asia
Pacific and the Middle East. With Grant and Pete, we have significantly
enhanced our leadership team and this will support MoneyGram’s strong focus on
creating long-term shareholder value and growth.”

Ohser’s responsibilities during his time at MoneyGram have included retail
sales management, strategic planning, finance, operations and risk management.
In his new role, Ohser is responsible for MoneyGram retail, national accounts,
bill pay and financial paper products in the U.S. and Canada. He is based in
Dallas.

Lines’ previous responsibilities follow a 20-year tenure at First Data
Corporation, where he held a variety of positions throughout Asia Pacific,
most recently as managing director of Australia and New Zealand. Lines is
based in Sydney and also will spend time in the Company’s Dubai, Hong Kong,
Mumbai and Shanghai offices.

About MoneyGram

MoneyGram, a leading global money transfer company, enables consumers who are
not fully served by traditional financial institutions to meet their financial
needs. MoneyGram offers money transfer services worldwide and bill payment
services in the United States and Canada through a global network of more than
293,000 Agent locations — including retailers, international post offices and
financial institutions —in 197 countries and territories around the world. To
learn more about money transfer or bill payment at an agent location or
online, please visit moneygram.com or connect with us on Facebook.

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MoneyGram International
Sophia Stoller / Mike Gutierrez, 214-303-9923
media@moneygram.com
 
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