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): July 19, 2018
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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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On July 19, 2018, The Western Union Company (the “Company”) Board of Directors (the “Board”) voted to increase the size of the Board from 10 to 11 and to appoint Angela Sun to the Board to fill the vacancy resulting from the increase in the size of the Board, effective July 19, 2018. In addition, the Board also appointed Ms. Sun to the Audit Committee of the Board, also effective July 19, 2018.
There is no arrangement or understanding between Ms. Sun and any other persons pursuant to which Ms. Sun was selected as a director. There are no transactions involving Ms. Sun requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Ms. Sun will receive the standard compensation effective for 2018 received by the Company's current non-employee directors, as discussed in the Company's Proxy Statement dated April 4, 2018, prorated for the time she serves during 2018.
A copy of the press release announcing the appointment of Ms. Sun to the Board is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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: July 19, 2018
THE WESTERN UNION COMPANY
/s/ DARREN A. DRAGOVICH
Darren A. Dragovich
Vice President and Assistant Secretary