SVP, Global Total Rewards
The Western Union Company
Jeff Wilson is Senior Vice President of Global Total Rewards for The Western Union Company.
Jeff joined Western Union in November 2013 and is responsible for leadership and oversight of all aspects of the company’s global total rewards, including executive compensation, global and sales compensation, benefits and retirement, HRIS, payroll and global mobility. He reports to the CHRO.
Prior to Western Union, Jeff served as VP – Compensation, for Walmart U.S. since May 2011, where he was responsible for leading the strategy, development, design and administration of compensation programs for the company’s largest business unit, which included the strategies to attract, retain and motivate more than 1.3 million associates. He was responsible for the company’s $30 billion investment in compensation for U.S-based associates of the world’s largest retailer.
Prior to his two and one-half years at Walmart, Jeff served as VP, Global Compensation and Mobility Group Manager at United Parcel Service (UPS). As a member of the Corporate Human Resources Group, Jeff was the head of executive compensation, global compensation and mobility, as well as international benefits for the world’s largest transportation and logistics company.
Throughout more than 25 years with UPS, Jeff progressed through various assignments including nine years in operations; followed by more than 16 years in progressive H.R. leadership roles including an international assignment in Singapore as Asia Pacific Region Compensation & Benefits Director for nearly three years. During his UPS career, Jeff led H.R. for four business units and international compensation and benefits, before being promoted to the company’s top compensation role.
Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Illinois State University. Until he relocated to Colorado to join Western Union, Jeff served on the Board of Directors for Credit Counselling of Arkansas (a non-profit organization). He is also a member of World at Work, The Conference Board and the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM).