Western Union: We want to be the global payments hub for NGOs

    Aside from co-sponsoring aid programs, Western Union is developing services catering to nongovernmental organizations. The world’s largest wire transfer company is due to roll out another of these products in 2013. Paul Foster, chief marketing officer of Western Union, shares the details with Devex on the margins of the 2012 Clinton Global Initiative.

    Lars Schwetje contributed reporting from New York.

    Check out the rest of our interview with Paul Foster, as well as our conversations with other global development luminaries who attended this year’s Clinton Global Initiative.

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