ICBA/Travelex Celebrate 35 Years Serving Community Banks

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ICBA/Travelex Celebrate 35 Years Serving Community Banks

Las Vegas (March 13, 2018)—The Independent Community of Bankers of America® (ICBA) today recognized the 35th anniversary of its strategic relationship with Travelex during the 2018 ICBA national convention, ICBA Community Banking LIVE®. An ICBA Preferred Service Provider since 1982, Travelex offers a range of foreign exchange and international payments services to meet the fast-evolving demands of today’s consumers and businesses.

“Travelex’s extensive product portfolio and superior customer support have been widely used by community banks seeking a reliable and convenient alternative to cash for their customers traveling abroad,” said Chris Lorence, ICBA group executive vice president of member engagement and strategy. “ICBA is pleased to continue this longstanding partnership as community banks continue to offer this valuable service to their customers.”

Last year ICBA member banks processed $4.5 million in foreign currency sales. Travelex provides teller-assisted or self-service ordering from the bank’s website for next day delivery. Travelex offers more than 80 currencies and is one of the world leading provider of foreign exchange and international payments.

“We are delighted to celebrate this significant milestone and look forward to continuing our successful partnership in the years to come,” said James Hewitt, CEO of Travelex North America. “Community banks serve  an important role in their customers’ financial lives, and we are committed to ensuring they can provide this resource to their customers when they need it most.”

For more information about the Travelex program, visit www.icba.org/psp

About ICBA

The Independent Community Bankers of America®, the nation’s voice for nearly 5,700 community banks of all sizes and charter types, is dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of the community banking industry and its membership through effective advocacy, best-in-class education and high-quality products and services. For more information, visit www.icba.org.

About Travelex

Headquartered in London, Travelex has a 140-year heritage in foreign currency, pioneering the travellers’ cheques of the past and the digital payments of the future. With a presence in over 29 countries, and over 1,200 stores at both on-airport and off-airport locations around the world, Travelex has distilled its expertise and experience into a platform that reinvents physical and digital cross-border money movement globally to ensure its clients remain one step ahead of the competition. The platform provides financial institutions with a trusted, efficient and accurate international money transfer service, plus secure and reliable banknote delivery of both major and exotic currencies.

A market leading independent foreign exchange specialist, the business covers the entire value chain of the retail foreign exchange industry. Travelex Group is also active in the remittances and payments space enabling physical and digital cross-border money movement for consumers and financial institutions.