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Jean Claude Farah

Jean Claude Farah

President, Global Payments

As President, Global Payments, Jean Claude Farah leads the expansion and growth of innovative delivery channels to enable Western Union’s evolution from a consumer money transfer provider to a full-service cross-border payments leader.           

Farah joined Western Union in 1999 and has held a variety of progressively responsible positions running and managing a portfolio of almost $2B in over 130 countries. The diverse business environments have given Farah insights into some of the most progressive global markets.

Born and raised in Lebanon, Farah has studied and worked in France, and currently resides in Dubai. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from St. Joseph University in Lebanon and an MBA from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris in Paris. 

As a thought leader in corporate responsibility and shared value, Farah is an active member on the board of directors of the Western Union Foundation.

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