The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a worldwide leader in money transfer services, today announced the resignation of David G. Barnes as executive vice president and chief strategy officer.
Barnes will join a privately held company based in Colorado in early January 2009.
"Strategy remains a strong focal point for the company in its efforts to grow its global consumer and payments businesses," said President and Chief Executive Officer Christina A. Gold. "We will miss David's business acumen and wish him well in his future endeavors"
Barnes's departure will be effective on January 2, 2009.