Western Union Business Solutions Named “Best International Payment Provider” at 2015 Payroll World Awards

November 24, 2015

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Union Business Solutions, a division of the Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), has been named “Best International Payment Provider” by Payroll World, the leading online news and information service for the payroll industry.

The 2015 Payroll World Award winners were announced at a recent ceremony in London. Finalists in the category for “Best International Payment Provider included: CXC Global, Equiniti International Payments and The FX Firm.

As winner of this new category, judges for the 2015 Payroll World Awards stated that Western Union Business Solutions demonstrated a consultative approach and a real interest in getting to know its clients, as well as a strong record on compliance and building long-term partnerships.

“Western Union Business Solutions’ variety of specialized international payments products deliver on our vision for a simple and cost effective way of making international payments,” said Tony Crivelli, Vice President, UK & EMEA Western Union Business Solutions. “Leveraging our expansive payment ecosystem with businesses of all sizes is a natural fit toward advancing how global payments are made today.”

Winners were selected from a shortlist of nominees competing in 20 categories, judged by an independent panel of payroll experts from across private and public sectors. This year’s awards attracted a record number of entries. The shortlist of nominees was compiled by judges after an independent review and score in each category, totaling more than 230 qualifying entries.

About Western Union Business Solutions

Western Union Business Solutions enables companies of all sizes to send and receive international payments and manage global cash flow, creating unique solutions tailored to suit their individual needs. It is a business unit of The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leading nonbank provider of cross border payments, which offers Business Solutions services in over 30 countries. Clients are supported by a network of trading offices, strategic banking relationships and a global clearing network and can send cross-border foreign exchange payments in more than 135 currencies.

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, 2015, the Western Union, Vigo and Orlandi Valuta branded services were offered through a combined network of over 500,000 agent locations in 200 countries and territories and over 100,000 ATMs and kiosks, and included the capability to send money to hundreds of millions of accounts. In 2014, The Western Union Company completed 255 million consumer-to-consumer transactions worldwide, moving $85 billion of principal between consumers, and 484 million business payments. For more information, visit www.WesternUnion.com.


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