Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Villarica Signs Agreement with Direct Agent 5
Direct Agent 5, Inc (DA5), one of the leading Western Union agents in the Philippines, announced today that it has signed up Villarica Pawnshop, (Villarica), one of the country’s leading pawnshop chains, as their sub-agent.
In a ceremony recently held at Villarica Pawnshop’s main office in Cubao, Raymond Babst, DA5 President, Atty Henry R. Villarica, President and General Manager, Atty. Hailey Lynne R.Villarica-Ong, Vice President for Legal Affairs and Edward Estacion, DA5 VP for Business Development signed the agreement that will further expand DA5’s network and allow Western Union Money TransferS services to be offered in all of Villarica’s branches nationwide. Also, present during the signing were Christopher Sarabia, DA5 VP for Business Solutions and Jeffrey Navarro, Western Union Country Director.
“DA5 is excited and proud to work with Villarica in expanding the location footprint offering Western Union services across the nation and helping more overseas Filipinos realize their dreams for their loved ones in the Philippines.” said Raymond Babst, DA5 President.
“Villarica looks forward to offering the Western Union services in all our branches nationwide,” said Atty. Hailey Lynne R. Villarica-Ong, Vice President for Legal Affairs.
Western Union Country Director, Jeffrey Navarro, said, “This collaboration between DA5 and Villarica is aligned with our plans of network expansion and will enable us to get even closer to customers in the northern part of the Philippines where Villarica has good presence. Our goal is to provide fast, reliable and convenient money transfer service to meet the needs of people across the country.”
Established in 2006, Direct Agent 5, Inc. (DA5) is one of the largest agents of Western Union in the Philippines today. Working with Villarica, DA5 will make Western Union services even more accessible to families of overseas Filipinos.
Throughout the years, DA5 has launched new products and services for existing and potential partners. The DA5 family continues to strive in delivering worthwhile services in the hopes of an empowered Filipino community.