Travelex bolsters North American management team, HIRES Alex Arnold as Vice President of Business Development


New York, NY – December 31, 2018, Travelex, the leading cross-border financial services firm, announced the hiring of Alex Arnold to the North American management team. Arnold joins Travelex as Vice President of Business Development, with specific responsibility for the growth of Travelex’s international payments business.

“The hiring of Alex Arnold adds tremendous depth to our leadership team in North America. His experience within the industry will ensure that we are focused on the growth of Travelex’s international wire platform and API products across the region” says James Hewitt, CEO of Travelex North America.

Arnold joins Travelex from WorldFirst, where he was the Global Head of Partnerships, leading multiple enterprise sales and relationship management teams across several of their global offices. While at WorldFirst Arnold sat on both the North American and European management teams where he supported strategic and tactical initiatives across the regions. Previously Arnold spent the past 8 years of his career in strategic growth roles; managing various international sales teams within industries including Cross-Border Payments, Ecommerce, and Marketing.

Arnold will be joining Travelex North America’s Canada office and will be based in Toronto.

About Travelex

Headquartered in London, Travelex has a rich heritage in foreign currency, pioneering the travellers’ cheques of the past and the digital payments of the future. With a presence in over 27 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 payments service, plus secure and reliable banknote delivery of both major and exotic currencies.

A category 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.

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