De La Rue named top Currency Services Provider at Central Banking Awards

Today it has been announced that De La Rue has been awarded the accolade of ‘Currency Services Provider of the Year’ at the annual Central Banking awards.

The awards are designed to recognise excellence in the central banking community and their partners, and are now in their sixth year. The panel of judges is made up of the Central Banking Editorial Team and an Editorial Advisory Board, who are all former central bankers from around the world.

Christopher Jeffery, Chairman of the Central Banking Awards Committee and Editor-in-chief of Central Banking, said: “The past 18 months have been busy for De La Rue, as it has secured new clients and transformed its focus towards technology, while continuing to produce market-leading banknotes for the world’s central banks.”

Commenting about the award, Martin Sutherland, chief executive of De La Rue, said: “We have worked really hard this year to deliver the very best banknote service we can for all our customers, and I am delighted that our achievements have been recognised through this award. We have delivered innovative new services, launched 20 currency designs and six features, as well as increasing our polymer offering. By continuing to invest in the business, I believe we will be at the forefront of innovation for years to come and we have an exciting future ahead.”

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For further information, please contact:

Sinead Keller- Head of Media and PR, De La Rue

e. m. +44 (0)7584 155244

About De La Rue:

De La Rue’s purpose is to enable every citizen to participate securely in the global economy. As a trusted partner of governments, central banks and commercial organisations, De La Rue provides products and services that underpin the integrity of trade, personal identity and the movement of goods. As the world’s largest designer and commercial printer of banknotes, De La Rue designs, manufactures and delivers banknotes, banknote substrates and security features to customers in a world where currency will continue to be a key part of the developing payments eco-system.

De La Rue is the only fully integrated supplier of both paper and polymer banknotes, and creates security features that ensure banknotes are protected against counterfeiting. De La Rue is the world’s largest commercial printer of passports, delivering national and international identity tokens and software solutions for governments in a world that is increasingly focused on the importance of a legal and secure identity for every individual. De La Rue also creates and delivers secure product identifiers and ‘track and trace’ software for governments and commercial customers alike to help to tackle the challenge of illicit or counterfeit goods and the collection of revenue and excise duties.

De La Rue is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LON-DLAR). For further information visit


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