SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 24, 2012
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)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants 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 February 24, 2012, Dennis Stevenson advised The Western Union Company (the Company) that he does not intend to stand for re-election as a director at the Companys 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
Mr. Stevensons decision not to stand for re-election was a personal decision and was not the result of any disagreement with the Company or the Board.
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.
|THE WESTERN UNION COMPANY|
|Dated: February 29, 2012||By:|
Darren A. Dragovich