Western Union has announced that Robert W. Selander has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Selander will serve on the Compensation and Benefits and Compliance Committees of the Board.
Mr. Selander served as Executive Vice Chairman of MasterCard Incorporated and MasterCard International from July 2010 until December 2010. Previously, Mr. Selander was CEO of MasterCard Incorporated and MasterCard International from April 1997 until July 2010. Before joining MasterCard in 1994, Mr. Selander spent two decades with Citicorp and Citibank, N.A.
“Mr. Selander has extensive global business, leadership and financial services experience gained during more than 13 years as CEO of MasterCard and in senior positions at Citicorp and Citibank,” said Western Union President and Chief Executive Officer Hikmet Ersek. “We are looking forward to the significant payments expertise that Mr. Selander brings to the table.”
“We believe Mr. Selander will be an excellent addition to our Board,” said Jack M. Greenberg, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Western Union. “In addition to his experience as CEO of MasterCard, he also has substantial public company board experience, having served as a director of MasterCard and the Hartford Financial Services Group.”
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