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MIAMI, Oct. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- International Money Express, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMXI), a leading money remittance services company focused primarily on the Latin America and Caribbean corridor, today announced that Joseph Aguilar has joined the company as its Chief Operating Officer, reporting directly to Intermex CEO Bob Lisy. Mr. Aguilar joins the firm from Sigue Corporation, where he most recently served as President of its International Division responsible for Europe, Asia and Africa.
“We are extremely happy to have Joseph on the team. He brings a wealth of industry experience to help lead our continued rapid growth in existing markets, and further expansion into new markets. Joseph also brings a collaborative, analytical and results-driven approach that is aligned with our culture,” said CEO Bob Lisy. “He will be a great addition to the executive team.”
Mr. Aguilar comes to Intermex with more than 30 years’ experience in the Banking and Money Service Business industries. His career focus has been in international financial services, concentrated in the treasury, operations, payments and internal audit functions. Prior to joining Intermex, Mr. Aguilar was a senior executive at Sigue Corporation; starting in 2005 as the Chief Auditor, where he established the Internal Audit function for its U.S. and Mexico Operations. Following several successful audit cycles he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer, responsible for all operations and technology functions of the global organization. In 2014, Mr. Aguilar was promoted to President of SGS, Ltd. UK, the International Division of Sigue Corporation, with responsibility for all aspects of the business in the EU, Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia and South Asia. Prior to his roles at Sigue Corporation, Mr. Aguilar held senior roles at BBVA Bancomer, California Commerce Bank and Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank of California.
About International Money Express, Inc.
At International Money Express, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMXI), the customer is at the center of everything we do. We use proprietary technology that enables consumers to send money primarily from the United States to 17 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, including Mexico and Guatemala, and four countries in Africa. We offer the electronic movement of money to our customers through our network of sending and paying agents and company-operated stores located in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Our services are also available digitally through intermexonline.com. We were founded in 1994 and are headquartered in Miami, Florida with offices in Puebla, Mexico, and Guatemala City, Guatemala.
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