About Ria

Ria Money Transfer (“Ria”) is a global leader in money remittances, with services in 149 countries and more than 361000 locations. With Global Headquarters in California, USA, and multiple hubs and regional offices around the world.

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 majority of Ria's network is comprised of banks, retailers, and SMEs although the company is also expanding its digital footprint. Customers can now send money online from several countries using Ria or agents online services.

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

    1987
    Ria launches in New York City
    1993
    Ria expands to Europe: Spain
    2000
    Ria establishes offices in France
    2001
    Ria establishes offices in Italy and the UK
    2002
    Ria opens offices in Germany
    2005
    Ria opens in Australia
    2006
    Ria expands to Switzerland & Belgium
    2007
    Ria is acquired by Euronet Worldwide Inc.
    2010
    Ria opens in Dakar, Senegal
    2011
    Office opens in Mumbai, India
    2012
    riamoneytransfer.com is launched in the US; Office opens in Chile
    2014
    Walmart2Walmart launches in the US; HiFX is acquired
    2015
    IME is acquired. Expansion to Middle East and Malaysia; XE is acquired
    2016
    Walmart partnership expands into Chile through Lider branded supermarkets
    2017
    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

President and Chief Executive Officer

Shawn Fielder

Chief Financial 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

Darren Bruce

Managing Director of Ria Digital

Manuel Villena

Managing Director Middle East

Espen Kristensen

Managing Director Asia Pacific