NEW YORK, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelex, the world's leading foreign exchange (FX) and payments specialist, has appointed New York-based CJP Communications ("CJP") as its North American public relations agency for its Global Business Payments division. CJP will be responsible for supporting the company's North American marketing efforts through the development and implementation of a comprehensive public relations program in both the United States and Canada.
Travelex Global Business Payments, Inc. ("TGBP") provides businesses of all sizes a comprehensive range of payment and foreign exchange services including the payment and receipt of international funds. Travelex recently launched an award-winning payments platform, GEO. The 'GEO' Global Clearing Network provides businesses with unique access to local country clearing systems (e.g. ACH and Faster Payments) in 40 countries worldwide.
"Among agencies that specialize in financial services, CJP stood out as the most proactive and creative, two attributes that were very important as we sought to bring on an agency partner in North America," said Andrew Wiseman, Global Head of Product and Marketing, Travelex Business Payments. "CJP will work in concert with our agency partners in Europe and elsewhere across the globe and I am confident they will add immediate value to our global communications effort."
"Travelex is a well-established payments business with a global footprint and we are excited to leverage our expertise and relationships to build their media profile in the U.S. and Canada," said Jennifer Prosek, Managing Partner, CJP Communications. "This is a great opportunity to build awareness of Travelex's Global Payments brand, alongside their award-winning retail proposition."
About Travelex Global Business Payments
Travelex is a global foreign exchange specialist providing the payment and receipt of domestic and international funds for businesses of all sizes. For more than 30 years, Travelex has provided clients with sophisticated market knowledge, leading edge technologies and practical and innovative solutions tailored to individual requirements.
Every year, Travelex processes payments around the world for over 35,000 businesses to one million beneficiaries.
For more information, visit www.travelexbusiness.com/na. In the United States, services are provided by Travelex Global Business Payments, Inc. or Travelex Currency Services, Inc. In Canada, services are provided by Travelex Canada Limited.
In the United States, services will be provided by Travelex Global Business Payments, Inc. or Travelex Currency Services, Inc. In Canada, services will be provided by Travelex Canada Limited. For a complete list of U.S. state licensing, http://www.travelexbusiness.com/na/about/compliance.
SOURCE Travelex Global Business Payments