SAN FRANCISCO -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- USForex, one of the world’s fastest-growing, technology-driven foreign exchange providers, today announced the addition of Laura McLoughlin as business development director. Laura brings more than a decade of foreign exchange and business development experience to the USForex team, with expertise in developing businesses in the UK, Europe and North America. Having held many notable positions in the international business community throughout the U.S., Laura is regularly asked to speak on the complexities of foreign exchange and international payments and the different solutions available, at the National Association of Realtors Annual Conference, The Economic Development Council, and other events.
In her role as business development director, Laura McLoughlin will assist business clients who need to make global payments and have foreign exchange exposure. Prior to joining USForex, Laura headed the U.S. team at Moneycorp Inc., a subsidiary of the Moneycorp Group. Laura was responsible for establishing the office in Florida in 2004 and managed all sales and operations until her departure in 2012. Laura also opened Moneycorp’s Costa Blanca office in Spain as well as the office in Portugal. Additionally, Laura held positions with the British-American Chamber of Commerce and Realtor Associations and currently serves on the Board of the World Trade Organization.
“USForex has great platform for global expansion and the company’s proactive approach to engaging customers and offering innovative services serves as a strong distinguishing feature in the marketplace,” said Laura McLoughlin, business development director for USForex. “Our trading platform enables us to stay ahead of competitors because of the ease of use individuals and businesses.”
“USForex is proud to add a dynamic industry leader to our team as we continue to expand and invest,” said Mike Ward, CEO, North America and Europe for USForex. “Through her wealth of experience, Laura has proven her ability to generate substantial business sales in North America while delivering first-class client services. As we continue to build momentum as a secure, well-backed option for clients, Laura will be instrumental in reaching potential clients who do not yet know that USForex offers better service and lower prices than large financial institutions. Quite simply, people save money and get better service with us.”
USForex is a wholly-owned subsidiary of OzForex, a strategic investment of Macquarie Bank, Accel Partners and the Carlyle Group, and original co-founders Matt Gilmour and Gary Lord. USForex is part of the OzForex Group which includes UKForex, CanadianForex, OzForex, NZForex and Tranzfers. Since its launch in 1998 by Matt Gilmour, the Group has grown to be one of the world's largest online foreign exchange companies. The Company's client base includes small and medium-sized importers and exporters, as well as individuals who transfer financial assets, have recurring payments overseas, and those investing abroad. The USForex Board of Directors is made up of executives with significant experience in foreign exchange and the financial markets.