About Ria

Ria Money Transfer (“Ria”) is a global leader in the money transfer industry, offering their services at 397000 locations across 160  countries.

Founded in 1987, the company has grown from a single storefront in New York City to become one of the largest money transfer companies worldwide. In 2007, Ria was acquired by Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: EEFT), a leader in processing secure, electronic financial transactions.

The company has multiple hubs and regional offices around the world, with its Global Headquarters located in California, USA.

Ria's network is comprised of banks, retailers, and SMEs, as well as digital channels.

In addition to money transfer services, Ria offers check cashing, bill payment, currency exchange and digital prepaid content in selected markets.


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Our History

    Ria launches in New York City
    Ria expands to Europe: Spain
    Ria establishes offices in France
    Ria establishes offices in Italy and the UK
    Ria opens offices in Germany
    Ria opens in Australia
    Ria expands to Switzerland & Belgium
    Ria is acquired by Euronet Worldwide Inc.
    Ria opens in Dakar, Senegal
    Office opens in Mumbai, India
    riamoneytransfer.com is launched in the US; Office opens in Chile
    Walmart2Walmart launches in the US; HiFX is acquired
    IME is acquired. Expansion to Middle East and Malaysia; XE is acquired
    Walmart partnership expands into Chile through Lider branded supermarkets
    Ria celebrates 30 Years and opens high quality cash payout network in India; Asda Money Transfer Powered by Ria launches in the UK

Executive Management

Juan C. Bianchi

Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer Money Transfer Segment at Euronet

Shawn Fielder

Chief Executive Officer

John Ashton

Chief Information Officer

William E. Waugh, CAMS

Chief Compliance Officer

Larry Fogelson

Vice President of Global Correspondent Business Development

Rosario Escarpita

Managing Director Americas

Jose Cabral

Managing Director Europe

Manuel Villena

Managing Director Middle East

Espen Kristensen

Managing Director Asia Pacific