Ria Money Transfer
Ria Money Transfer is the third largest money transfer company in the world and subsidiary of Euronet Worldwide (NASDAQ: EEFT). The company forms part of the money transfer segment of Euronet, alongside XE and HiFX. Established in 1987, Ria has expanded significantly and now offers services in 144 countries through more than 324,000 locations worldwide. The company aims to provides a fast, secure and affordable experience for people sending and receiving money, along with competitive currency exchange services for individuals and businesses. For updates and information, see: www.riafinancial.com and www.riamoneytransfer.com
Marcela Gonzalez, is Ria’s Managing Director for the UK and Ireland and for Euronet Payment Services Ltd. She has been part of Ria since 2005 and is also one of the top women in the money transfer industry in Europe. She is a dynamic professional with a high degree of commercial acumen and business flair, holds a master degree in Economics and International Trade from Barcelona University and has been certified in 2017 as Chartered Director by the Institute of Directors (IoD) in the UK. Marcela started her career in the industry in Latin America in one of the early leading regional remittance networks, Titan, then, worked in the US before working in the UK. She was highlighted with a spread in CEO Monthly in September 2017, giving her “Most Outstanding Women in Business” Award. Weekly Desh in the UK, awarded her the “Most Reliable Money Transfer Company in the UK” Award; has received an award for the “Best Traditional Money Transfer Company” Awarded by IAMTN and has been nominated in 2018 as a “Woman in the Money Transfer Industry” Awards for Europe region by IMTC Conferences . Marcela is very much at home leading her team, speaking at Universities (Driving a Transational Business to Success, invited by Regent’s University Masters program) or in the Boardroom. She was highlighted in RIA’s blog this past March 8th, for the International Women Day, and has been selected this year as member of the Society of Leadership Fellows, St George’s House, Windsor Castle.