Travelex North America Names Tania Ali General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

8 May 2019


Travelex, a leading cross-border financial services and payments firm, announced today that Tania Ali has been promoted to General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Travelex North America. Ali leads Travelex North America’s legal team, overseeing the needs of the long-established Retail and Corporate business units; alongside driving North America’s fast-growing cross-border payments business.

Ali brings a decade of legal experience in financial regulations, payments, litigation, product development and employment law. Prior to becoming General Counsel for Travelex North America, Ali was Deputy General Counsel for the region. Before joining Travelex, Ali was Senior Legal Counsel at Adecco USA, Inc., She reports to James Birch, Global General Counsel Travelex, and she supports James Hewitt, CEO of Travelex’s North American business unit.

“I am delighted to confirm Tania’s promotion to General Counsel, North America. Tania is an astute lawyer who possesses excellent commercial skills. Among other achievements she has been instrumental in the development and delivery of Travelex’s key business lines” says James Birch, Global General Counsel Travelex.

On her promotion, James Hewitt, CEO of Travelex North America says, “Tania is a thoughtful and inspiring partner who has been critical in building Travelex North America’s payments business. She is business-savvy and is driving our business forward along with our North America senior leadership team.”

Ali holds a juris doctorate degree from Hofstra School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in political science from The George Washington University. She is a member of the State Bar of New York.

About Travelex

Headquartered in London, Travelex has a rich heritage in foreign currency, pioneering the travellers’ cheques of the past and the digital payments of the future. With a presence in over 27 countries, and over 1,200 stores at both on-airport and off-airport locations around the world, Travelex has distilled its expertise and experience into a platform that reinvents physical and digital cross-border money movement globally to ensure its clients remain one step ahead of the competition. The platform provides financial institutions with a trusted, efficient, and accurate international money payments service, plus secure and reliable banknote delivery of both major and exotic currencies.

A category leading independent foreign exchange specialist, the business covers the entire value chain of the retail foreign exchange industry. Travelex Group is also active in the remittances and payments space enabling physical and digital cross-border money movement for consumers and financial institutions.

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