SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 18, 2017
THE WESTERN UNION COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
12500 East Belford Avenue
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On September 18, 2017, J. David Thompson, Executive Vice President, Global Operations and Technology, Chief Technology Officer, of The Western Union Company (the “Company”) notified the Company of his decision to resign from his position to pursue other business opportunities. Mr. Thompson will remain with the Company until December 1, 2017, to assist with transitional matters. Sheri Rhodes, the Company’s Chief Technology Officer, Global Payments and Digital, will work closely with Mr. Thompson in transition and will serve as Acting Chief Technology Officer until the Company names a permanent successor.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: September 22, 2017
THE WESTERN UNION COMPANY
/s/ DARREN A. DRAGOVICH
Darren A. Dragovich
Vice President and Assistant Secretary