COPENHAGEN, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
- Cross-border payment specialists from more than 45 organisations around the globe will shortly meet to exchange best practice and discuss the future of cross border payments
- Posts, banks, MTOs, central banks, consultants, partners such as Western Union and UPU are among the participants
Tomorrow, in Budapest, Hungary, Eurogiro's annual Community Meeting will bring together more than 100 delegates of the Eurogiro network to share strategies for the development of the money transfer business throughout the world.
Many payments made in Hungary, and transferred rapidly and reliably to a beneficiary in another country, are likely to have been carried by Eurogiro.
"The community is the backbone of Eurogiro and much business is initiated at the annual member meeting" confirms Michel Stuijt, CEO of the Copenhagen-based company. According to Mr. Stuijt the payments business has grown steadily, currently in particular outside Europe. Eurogiro has continuously expanded its member base throughout the world, providing cost efficient and flexible payment services. Eurogiro members provide reach for payments to both urban and rural customers alike."
Eurogiro manages its own network and links to SWIFT and carries any type of secure and cost efficient payment, be they account transfers and cash payments, workers' remittances, commercial payments, public payments etc. and is ready for payments for mobiles and cards.
Eurogiro celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2013. Eurogiro started as a European payment network, but today the focus for Eurogiro is to continue its global expansion and retain a high level of satisfaction amongst all of its members.
Eurogiro, founded in 1993 by 14 European postal organisations is a commercial company and a collaboration whose aim it is to develop worldwide business relating to the cross-border payments of both retail and wholesale financial services for the benefit of its members. The Eurogiro community of financial institutions is the driving force behind all business developments. Over the past twenty years, the company has evolved from a platform of postal organisations and banks into a trusted partner on a global level, processing over 30 million cross-border payments every year, reaching more than 500,000 branches and 4 billion people in more than 50 countries.
Eurogiro employs 14 people directly and has its head office in Copenhagen, Denmark and a branch in Singapore.
Michel Stuijt, CEO, [email protected]
Annelise Lysdal, Director Marketing & Products, [email protected]