Max Leiva Named as New Chief Information Officer
MIAMI, Jan. 28, 2020 (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 Max Leiva has joined the company as its Chief Information Officer, reporting directly to Intermex COO Joseph Aguilar. Mr. Leiva joins the firm from SES, the world’s leading Satellite Company, where he was focused on building innovative digital Satellite solutions to create revenue growth in the U.S. and Latin American regions.
“We are thrilled to have Max join the team and look forward to him developing solutions that provide excellent customer and agent experiences,” said Intermex CEO Bob Lisy. Intermex COO Joseph Aguilar added, “Max brings a track record of success in both infrastructure technology, as well as customer and agent-facing UI. These skills and experiences are perfectly suited to help us achieve our goals in the years ahead.”
Mr. Leiva comes to Intermex with more than 30 years’ experience in the Technology sector. Prior to his time at SES, Mr. Leiva was the Americas CIO for Brightstar, a Softbank company, where he introduced digital platforms to service new business with its customers Apple and Sprint. Prior to joining Brightstar, Mr. Leiva held various roles at Millicom International Cellular (Tigo), most recently as the Global CTO where he focused on building mobile and fixed networks and software applications for servicing new business in Latin America, Africa, and Asia. Mr. Leiva received his Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech, and his MBA from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile.
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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