Cynthia Cross is the head of the legal department of the Western Union Business Solutions division, overseeing all global legal operations including those in Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific.
Prior to joining Western Union in 2011, Cynthia acted as the divisional General Counsel for Travelex Global Business Payments. During her eight year tenure with the Travelex Group, Cynthia held various positions including VP and Head of Legal for Travelex Americas and Head of Legal for Travelex Australia and at various times has supported multiple types of financial service operations including retail foreign exchange, prepaid cards, and ATM services.
Cynthia started her legal career as a solicitor with the Toronto-based law firm Lang Michener (now McMillan) where she specialised in business law and corporate transactions including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.
Currently based in Toronto, Cynthia has been a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada since her call to the Ontario bar in 2000. She obtained a J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1998 and an LL.M. from New York University School of Law in 2004.
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