SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 6, 2021
MoneyGram International, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)|
|2828 N. Harwood Street, ||15th Floor|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (214) 999-7552
|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)|
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common stock, $0.01 par value||MGI||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
|Preferred Stock Purchase Rights||N/A||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On April 6, 2021, MoneyGram International, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that it has appointed Hilary Jackson to be its new Chief Operating Officer. The appointment is effective April 26, 2021.
Ms. Jackson, 41, most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer for Selene Holdings. Prior to joining Selene, Hilary held multiple executive roles at Capital One, including Head of Technology for Top of House Products within Capital One’s Financial Services division, and Head of Home Loans Servicing.
Hilary also spent 12 years at Bank of America, where she provided executive leadership in the mortgage lines of business. Within mortgage servicing, she led risk assessment and analytics, horizontal business controls, business transformation, strategic implementation, program management, and loss mitigation operations. She also held executive leadership roles within the mortgage originations and sales organizations. Hilary started her career as a financial analyst with a nationwide medical practice management company.
Hilary holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Texas A&M University – Commerce and a Master of Business Administration degree from Texas Tech University.
In connection with her appointment as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer, the Company will pay Ms. Jackson an annual base salary of $450,000, and she will be entitled to a sign-on long-term incentive award pursuant to the Company’s Amended and Restated 2005 Omnibus Incentive Plan with a value of $1,200,000. The long-term incentive award will be split between Performance Cash (25%), Performance RSUs (25%) and time-based RSUs (50%). One-third of the award will vest (subject to performance conditions, as applicable, and subject to continued employment) on each anniversary of the grant date of the award. Ms. Jackson will be eligible for annual long-term incentive awards in the future as approved by the Human Resources and Nominating Committee of the Board of Directors.
Ms. Jackson will be entitled to vacation and participation in the Company’s standard employee benefits under standard Company plans and policies. For 2021, she will have an opportunity to earn an annual cash incentive award with a target amount of 80% of base salary. She will also enter into the standard form of Executive Severance Agreement with the Company upon hire.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Jackson and any other person pursuant to which she was appointed as an officer. She does not have any family relationship with any director or other executive officer of the Company, and there are no transactions in which she has an interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
A copy of the press release announcing Ms. Jackson’s appointment is furnished hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
MONEYGRAM INTERNATIONAL, INC.
April 6, 2021
/s/ Robert L. Villasenor
|Name:||Robert L. Villasenor|
|Title:||General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Administrative Officer|
MoneyGram Announces Hilary Jackson as New Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Jackson’s strong track record in technology, innovation, and operations at customer-centric financial services companies will be a significant asset in the next stage of the Company’s digital transformation
DALLAS, April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MoneyGram International, Inc., a global leader in cross-border P2P payments and money transfers, today announced the appointment of Hilary Jackson as its new Chief Operating Officer reporting to Alex Holmes, Chairman and CEO. The appointment is effective April 26, 2021.
Ms. Jackson joins MoneyGram from Selene Holdings where she served as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Selene, Ms. Jackson held multiple executive roles at Capital One, including Head of Technology for Top of House Products within Capital One’s Financial Services division, and Head of Home Loans Servicing.
Hilary also spent 12 years at Bank of America, where she provided executive leadership in the mortgage lines of business. Within mortgage servicing, she led risk assessment and analytics, horizontal business controls, business transformation, strategic implementation, program management, and loss mitigation operations. She also held executive leadership roles within the mortgage originations and sales organizations.
"We are thrilled to welcome Hilary Jackson as our new Chief Operating Officer," said Alex Holmes, MoneyGram Chairman and CEO. "As we continue to accelerate our digital transformation, Hilary’s strong track record of success leading technology and operations functions in the financial services sector will be critical to helping MoneyGram continue to lead the evolution of digital P2P payments and mobilize the movement of money."
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About MoneyGram International, Inc.
MoneyGram is leading the evolution of digital P2P payments. With a purpose-driven strategy to mobilize the movement of money, a strong culture of fintech innovation, and leading customer-centric capabilities, MoneyGram has grown to serve nearly 150 million people across the globe over the last five years.
The Company leverages its modern, mobile, and API-driven platform and collaborates with the world's leading brands to serve consumers through MoneyGram Online (MGO), its direct-to-consumer digital business, its global retail network and its emerging embedded finance business for enterprise customers, MoneyGram as a Service.
For more information, please visit ir.moneygram.com and follow @MoneyGram.