Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Pam Patsley joined MoneyGram International in January 2009 as executive chairman of MoneyGram's board of directors and assumed the additional role of chief executive officer in September 2009. Patsley is an experienced executive in the financial services industry. After leaving KPMG in 1985, she was chief financial officer of First USA, Inc. and then became president and chief executive officer of Paymentech, Inc. until it was acquired by First Data Corporation in 1999. She then led First Data's global expansion, serving as president of First Data International until October 2007. Patsley currently sits on the boards of two other public companies: Texas Instruments (NYSE: TXN) and Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS). From 1996 to 2009, she served on the board of Molson Coors Brewing Company and its predecessor.
Executive Vice President - Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Leader Walmart and Latin America
Juan Agualimpia joined MoneyGram International in March 2010 to lead MoneyGram's global branding and marketing strategy, including product management, advertising and integrated marketing. He brings to MoneyGram 20 years of leadership experience in marketing, brand management, customer relationship management and product development. Most recently, he spent five years with Newell Rubbermaid where he was vice president and general manager for the Art & Coloring Global Business Unit. His tenure with global consumer companies includes roles managing brands such as Listerine, Lubriderm, Schick, Trident, Halls, Clorox, Lysol, Woolite and Sharpie. Agualimpia holds a master's of Business Administration from F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and a bachelor's in Business Administration from Universidad ICESI in Cali, Colombia.
F. Aaron Henry
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Aaron Henry was named executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for MoneyGram in August 2012. His in-depth industry experience, knowledge of MoneyGram and intimate dealings with regulatory and compliance issues are integral to Henry's leadership of MoneyGram's broad legal and compliance initiatives. Henry joined MoneyGram in 2010 as senior vice president, assistant general counsel, global regulatory and privacy officer. Prior to MoneyGram, he acquired deep industry knowledge during his 12 years of legal experience in the global money transfer industry with Western Union. At Western Union, Henry served as assistant general counsel and provided counsel on money transfer, money order, prepaid and stored value offerings, Internet money transfer, new products and marketing for the Americas business. In addition, he provided legal counsel worldwide for data protection, privacy and information security issues. During these roles, Henry worked in offices in France, Ireland and Colorado. Previously, he provided counsel at law firms in New Jersey and Denver. Henry holds a J.D. from The George Washington University Law School.
Executive Vice President, Global Product Management and Emerging Channels
W. Alexandre Hoffmann was named Executive Vice President, Global Product Management and Emerging Channels in July of 2013. His in-depth industry experience with payments and cards, online services and technology, along with his strong track record of developing new products from concept through launch are integral to his leadership. Prior to MoneyGram, Alex spent five years at PayPal, where he was responsible for achieving key consumer acquisition, engagement targets and instigating a cross-functional portfolio of initiatives spanning product, marketing and customer service. Prior to PayPal, he spent 12 years at McKinsey & Company in Brussels, Belgium, and Palo Alto, California, working with clients in the payments and telecommunications industries. Alex is a native of Belgium and speaks French, English, Dutch and German. He and his family will move to Dallas in August.
W. Alexander Holmes
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer
Alex Holmes was named Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Operating Officer in February 2014. In this role, Alex is responsible for oversight of all finance, operations and technology functions and works in close collaboration with the company's business unit leaders. Holmes joined MoneyGram International in 2009 as Senior Vice President for Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations. In this role, he directed MoneyGram’s business development, investor relations and strategic partnership activities. Having spent nine years at First Data Corporation and Western Union, Holmes has an extensive background in global financial services with in-depth experience in the money transfer and payments industries. While at First Data Corporation, Holmes held a variety of positions including chief of staff to the CEO, head of investor relations and senior vice president of global sourcing & strategic initiatives. From 2002 – 2004, he managed Western Union’s Benelux region from its offices in Amsterdam. Holmes began his career at the University of Colorado’s system administration office where he led a number of ERP implementation projects. He is a graduate of the University of Colorado having earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting and a Master of Science in Information Technology.
Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific, South Asia and Middle East
Grant Lines is MoneyGram's Executive Vice President for Asia Pacific, South Asia and the Middle East and a member of the company's Executive Committee. In this role, Lines is responsible for continuing MoneyGram's aggressive growth in these regions. Before joining MoneyGram, Lines spent more than two decades with First Data serving in various leadership roles including establishing the company's South and South East Asian operations, leading the strategic business development of the company's transaction and card related products throughout Asia. He also served as a member of the First Data Asia Pacific Executive Committee. Prior to First Data, Lines was the NSW State Manager for FCM Pty Ltd, in Australia, responsible for the establishing supermarket, hotel and retail management systems.
Executive Vice President, U.S. and Canada
As Executive Vice President, U.S. and Canada, Mr. Ohser is responsible driving growth of MoneyGram's diverse agent network and banking solutions platform. Ohser joined MoneyGram in 1991 and has held a variety of positions during his tenure including Director, Strategic Planning; Director, Business Process and Organizational Readiness; and Vice President ,Independent Retail & Outbound Corridors. Pete has consistently demonstrated strong leadership, a keen understanding of the money transfer business, and the ability to develop great relationships with key Agents. Prior to MoneyGram, Mr. Ohser worked in various finance roles in the mortgage and consumer finance industry. He holds a bachelor's in Business Administration from Roger Williams University and a master's in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota.
Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Steve Piano joined MoneyGram in September 2009. He is responsible for all activities related to attracting, developing, motivating and retaining our diverse worldwide work force. He brings to MoneyGram more than 20 years of global human resources experience, most recently from National Grid, a multi-national utility company in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he served as the global lead partner responsible for all human resources activities for the global gas distribution, electricity generation and distribution businesses. Prior to that, he spent several years at First Data Corporation, a global electronic payment processing company with 28,000 employees worldwide, most recently as senior vice president of human resources for their International segment. Piano earned his bachelor's of Business Administration from the Hofstra University School of Business in Long Island, N.Y.
Executive Vice President, Europe, Africa and Emerging Channels
Carl-Olav Scheible joined MoneyGram in April 2012 as executive vice president, Europe, Africa and Emerging Channels. In this new position, he leads MoneyGram’s growth in Europe and Africa and also has global responsibility for expanding the company’s online opportunities and the formation of strategic global partnerships. Scheible is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of leadership experience in technology, financial services and payments businesses, with most of that time spent in European markets. For the last eight years, he has held a variety of leadership positions at PayPal, most recently serving as Managing Director for the UK & Ireland. Prior to this, Scheible was involved in a number of Internet and technology start-ups and started his career with the Boston Consulting Group and American Express. Scheible earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Relations from Michigan State University and a master’s of Business Administration from Columbia Business School.
Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer
Ms. Stimac joined MoneyGram in 2011 with 20 years of experience running compliance programs for money services businesses and allied financial services companies. As Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, she leads MoneyGram's global compliance efforts addressing federal, state and international laws. Prior to joining MoneyGram International, Ms. Skene-Stimac was the Deputy Chief Compliance Officer for The Western Union Company where she was responsible for the daily operations of the Consumer Protection, Compliance and Ethics Office including global compliance policies and programs for the company and its agents and affiliates in over 200 countries and territories. Ms. Skene-Stimac previously managed the company's economic sanctions program where she had oversight of all compliance functions located in the company's call centers around the world. Additionally as the Director of Regulatory Affairs for First Data Corporation, she was responsible for all state licensing state and federal regulatory exams, government contract compliance and unclaimed property.
J. Lucas Wimer
Executive Vice President, Global Operations
J. Lucas Wimer is MoneyGram's executive vice president, Global Operations. In this role, he leads the global operations teams, including consumer and agent service, call centers, operations for products and stores and global agent settlement. Prior to joining MoneyGram in 2010, Wimer spent more than 10 years at IBM Business Consulting Services, formerly Pricewaterhouse Coopers, where he provided management consulting, global project management and practice leadership in performance measurement, cost reduction, merger integration and restructuring to the financial services industry. He went on to lead corporate system management for Capital One and most recently was a principal at THL Partners, where he had responsibility for business transformation programs within THL portfolio companies. Wimer holds a master's degree in Business Administration from the Anderson School at UCLA and a bachelor's degree in English and Economics from Connecticut College.