The Western Union's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

The Western Union (WU)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 24, 2012 8:30 am ET

Executives

Michael A. Salop - Senior Vice President of Investor Relations

Hikmet Ersek - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director

Scott T. Scheirman - Chief Financial Officer & Global Operations and Executive Vice President

Analysts

Darrin D. Peller - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Bryan Keane - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Tien-Tsin T. Huang - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Ashwin Shirvaikar - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Julio C. Quinteros - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Vasundhara Govil - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

James F. Kissane - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

David Togut - Evercore Partners Inc., Research Division

Jason Kupferberg - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division

Andrew W. Jeffrey - SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good morning, and welcome to the Western Union First Quarter 2012 Earnings Call. [Operator Instructions] Please note, this event is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to Mike Salop, Senior Vice President of Investor Relations. Please go ahead.

Michael A. Salop

Thank you. And good morning, everyone. On today's call, Hikmet Ersek, Western Union's President and Chief Executive Officer; and Scott Scheirman, EVP, Chief Financial Officer and Global Operations, will discuss 2012 first quarter results. Following the remarks, we will open the call for questions.

The slides that accompany this call and webcast can be found at westernunion.com under the Investor Relations tab and will remain available after the call. Additional operational statistics have been provided in supplemental tables with our press release.

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