W. Alexander Holmes

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W. Alexander

W. Alexander Holmes

Chief Executive Officer

Alex Holmes was named MoneyGram’s Chief Executive Officer in January 2016 after serving as executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief operating officer since February 2014 and executive vice president and chief financial officer since March 2012.

He 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.

Before joining MoneyGram, Holmes spent nine years at First Data and Western Union and has extensive experience 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.

He is a graduate of the University of Colorado where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting and a Master of Science in Information Technology.

Chairman of the Board