LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sigue Corporation founder and CEO, Guillermo de la Viña, was honored
with a Community Hero Award from the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, July
3. The honor is given to leaders in the Hispanic community as part of
the Dodgers’ Viva Los Dodgers and Cuban Heritage Day.
With 25 years of experience in the banking and financial services
industry, de la Viña led Sigue to become the fourth largest money
transfer company globally. Sigue
serves more than 100 countries on six continents.
“Sigue connects Latino communities throughout the world, and the Dodgers
connect us all in Los Angeles,” said de la Viña. “The Los Angeles Latino
community is particularly close to my heart because it’s where I’ve
built my business. I am very grateful for the way the community has
welcomed me and for this special recognition from the Dodgers’
Community Hero Award is presented to an individual with a tireless
involvement in the Latino community. The general public nominates
individuals that they think have provided continued support to the
Latino community in Los Angeles.
De la Viña was recognized as one of the most successful and creative
individuals in the Latino community by Poder Hispanic Magazine, which
included him on the list of the nation’s 100 Most Influential Hispanics
In 2014, de la Viña received the Community Service Award from the
Soledad Enrichment Action (SEA), a Southern California non-profit
organization, for his public service. He has supported many
organizations and non-profit groups, including White Memorial Medical
Center, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, the Salvation Army and the
American Red Cross.
About Sigue Corporation
Headquartered in Sylmar, California, Sigue is a leading financial
services company providing international electronic money transfer
services to over 100 countries. The company is privately held and
operates through a comprehensive network of retailers. Learn more at www.sigue.com.
for Sigue Corporation
Tracy Williams, 310.824.9000