Executive Committee

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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.

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Alex Holmes was named executive vice president and chief financial officer in March 2012. He is responsible for oversight of all finance-related functions, close collaboration with the company’s business unit leaders, and the continued development and expansion of MoneyGram’s involvement with the investor community. 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.

 

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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 in marketing and finance from F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and a bachelor's in business administration from Universidad ICESI in Cali, Colombia.

 

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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.

 

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Alex Hoffmann has served as executive vice president, global product management and emerging channels since February 2014. Hoffmann previously served as senior vice president, global product management and emerging channels from July 2013 to February 2014. From 2007 to 2013, Hoffmann served in a variety of positions at PayPal, most recently as senior director of Europe, Middle East and Africa consumer growth. Prior to that, Hoffmann spent 12 years at McKinsey & Company in Brussels, Belgium, and Palo Alto, California, as an associate partner working with clients in the payments and telecommunications industries.

 

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Grant Lines has served as the Executive Vice President, Asia-Pacific, South Asia and Middle East since February 2014. Mr. Lines previously served as senior vice president, Asia-Pacific, South Asia and Middle East from February 2013 to February 2014. Prior to that, he served as general manager of Black Label Solutions, a leading developer and supplier of computerized retail point of sale systems from May 2011 to December 2012. Lines served as managing director of First Data Corporation’s ANZ business, a global payment processing company, from September 2008 to February 2011. He also served as senior vice president of First Data’s strategic business development and general manager ASEAN establishing Asian operations in Singapore from June 2004 to August 2008 and senior vice president with sales and marketing responsibilities in Australia and New Zealand from October 2000 to May 2004.

 

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Peter E. Ohser has been executive vice president, U.S. and Canada since February 2014. Ohser previously served as senior vice president, U.S. and Canada from February 2013 to February 2014. From June 2010 to January 2013, he served as vice president, independent retail channels & outbound corridors and from December 2007 to May 2010 he served as director of strategic planning. He served as director of business process and organizational readiness November 2006 to November 2007, senior manager global risk from 2004 to 2006, manager, global risk from 2003 to 2004 and supervisor, risk from September 2002 to 2003. Ohser joined the Company in January 2001 as a senior risk analyst. Prior to that, he served in various finance roles in the mortgage and consumer finance industries.

 

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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 a bachelor’s degree of business administration from the Hofstra University School of Business in Long Island, N.Y.



 

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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.

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Phyllis Skene-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 will lead MoneyGram’s global compliance efforts addressing federal, state and international laws. Most recently, Skene-Stimac was deputy chief compliance officer at Western Union where she had broad global responsibility for anti-money laundering and regulatory programs.  As the vice president of global AML operations she had a major role in the rapid expansion of the money laundering function at First Data, adding more than 70 positions to the program within a year and significantly increasing its international compliance footprint.

 

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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.