Shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC (ADR) (NYSE:LYG) ended Thursday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +0.01 points or 0.33% at $3.05 with 3.78 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $3.03, the shares hit an intraday low of $3.01 and an intraday high of $3.06 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $52.63 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 71.37 billion shares.
Lloyds Banking Group PLC (ADR) (LYG) provides banking and financial services to individual and business customers in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Retail, Commercial Banking, Consumer Finance, and Insurance. The Retail segment offers a range of financial service products, including current accounts, savings, personal loans, and mortgages to wealth and small business customers; and distributes insurance, protection and credit cards, and a range of long-term savings and investment products. The Commercial Banking segment provides lending, transactional banking, working capital management, risk management, and debt capital markets services, as well as private equity financing to various clients comprising small and medium-sized companies, mid-markets, corporates, and financial institutions.
Shares of The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) ended Thursday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +0.02 points or 0.10% at $20.32 with 3.77 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $20.27, the shares hit an intraday low of $20.25 and an intraday high of $20.49 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $9.72 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 487.73 million shares.
On September 13, 2016 The Western Union Company (WU), a leader in global payments, announced the appointment of Bill Chandler as Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer. Chandler served in a similar role over the past decade at Gap Inc., the global retail and digital consumer business.
Chandler started earlier this month and reports to Elizabeth G. Chambers, the Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy and Product Officer, who is responsible for the company’s strategy, product, marketing and communications.
“Bill is an accomplished strategic communicator who brings a wealth of experience to Western Union from a variety of industries and sectors,” said Chambers. “He’ll play an integral role in helping us build our brand, sharing our long and growing track record of product and channel innovation in the cross-border payments space.”
In this role, Chandler leads the global communications organization and serves as the key media spokesperson for the company.
“Western Union stands in a unique place in the marketplace – serving consumers and businesses in more than 200 countries,” Chandler said. “With the execution of our digital strategy and focus on our core business, it’s an exciting time to join a truly purpose-driven company, and help raise the visibility and standing of the brand worldwide.”
While at Gap Inc., Chandler led communications strategies as the company expanded internationally from 12 to 50 countries, acquired new brands, and developed its digital channels and services. He also orchestrated the creation of an alliance of more than two dozen American retailers to assist factory workers in Bangladesh.