Currency Industry global association strengthened through new membership of Oberthur
December 1, 2020
The International Currency Association (ICA), representing the voice of the world’s currency sector, are happy to announce that Oberthur Fiduciaire, one of world’s leading private security printers in the world specialising in the design and production of banknotes, associated security features and secure documents, has become a new member of their Association.
ICA Chairman, Dr. Wolfram Seidemann, welcomed Oberthur to the association and stressed that “Oberthur’s decision to join our association and to strengthen our efforts to be the coherent voice for the industry in the ongoing policy debates to protect access to cash, highlights the importance of what we are trying to achieve to ensure that cash has a dynamic future.”
Nicolas Koutros, Managing Director of Oberthur Fiduciaire, said “We at Oberthur are delighted to be joining the International Currency Association. Innovations taking place in the finance sector are developing at an exponential rate and directly impact on discussions regarding the role of cash in our future. We look forward to being able to lend our support to legislation that will protect access to cash as a public good whilst also supporting the continued innovation and excellence in the cash sector.”
ICA Director General, Jutta Buyse commented, “Oberthur Fiduciaire’s joining of our Association strengthens our representativity even further. Their contributions as a member will be crucial to ensure we as the ICA can continue to support Central Banks in being able to maintain public confidence in the availability, quality and security of the currency they provide.”
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