MoneyGram announces new CPO to head up strategic growth

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MoneyGram International, a prominent global financial technology company known for connecting communities worldwide, has announced the appointment of Jillian Slagter as Chief People Officer (CPO).  

Slagter’s new role involves spearheading the transformation of MoneyGram’s human resources and people operations, aimed at bolstering strategic growth and digital advancement.  

As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, she will report directly to Alex Holmes, MoneyGram’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.  

Her appointment, effective as of December 11, 2023, signifies a strategic move towards enhancing the company’s internal infrastructure for continued success. 

MoneyGram operates as a leading global financial technology company, facilitating money movement and management across nearly every country globally. With an array of fintech solutions, it empowers millions of consumers and businesses annually, allowing seamless money transfers to families, friends, and even crypto transactions through its cutting-edge app.  

The company’s innovative cross-border platform facilitates direct fund transfers into bank accounts, mobile wallets, or cash-in and cash-out services in over 135 currencies and numerous cryptocurrencies, leveraging one of the world’s largest cash distribution networks. 

Slagter brings a wealth of experience to MoneyGram, having previously served as the Chief Human Resources and Administrative Officer at CURO Group Holdings Corp (“CURO”).  

Her career spans leadership roles in human resources across various global businesses, where she successfully aligned people practices with business objectives, driving positive results. 

MoneyGram, with a diverse workforce of over 2,000 individuals worldwide, has been consistently recognized for fostering a robust corporate culture. Notably, the company has received multiple awards this year, affirming its high-performing culture, including recognitions such as Top Workplaces USA for the second consecutive year, Dallas Morning News Top 100 Places to Work for the third consecutive year, and Best Places to Work in the Middle East. 

Alex Holmes, MoneyGram’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, “We are pleased to welcome Jillian, a seasoned human resources leader with vast experience working with global businesses to align people with strategy and organizational objectives.  

“Business-focused and growth-oriented, Jillian will be a champion for our employee experience and workforce productivity, helping to continue to strengthen our position as a best-in-class employer. This is a critical element in MoneyGram delivering on its mission to provide innovative financial solutions to our customers around the world,” she continued. 

Jillian Slagter, Chief People Officer (CPO) of MoneyGram, said, “I’m thrilled to join this purpose-driven organization with a strong corporate culture across its global workforce. I look forward to delivering on MoneyGram’s strategic priorities and supporting its exciting future by helping to build and engage a diverse, strategic and digital team. I’m excited to partner with the Executive Leadership Team on this next chapter driving digital innovation in cross-border services.”  

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