By Any Other Name Its Still The'CO-OP'
ONTARIO, Calif. - (05/26/06) -- The CO-OP Network announced Thursdayit is changing its name to CO-OP Financial Services to reflect abroader array of services it provides credit unions. CO-OPofficials during the company's annual meeting in Las Vegas agreedto change the name of the organization to focus on products andservices beyond the electronic funds transfer network, includingshared branching, fraud protection, ATM processing and driving, andcard services. The company will retain the CO-OP Network as itsconsumer brand, negating the need to change names on any ATM signsor cards. CO-OP is the largest credit union-owned financialservices network and provides services to more than 2,000 creditunions. The company celebrates its 25th anniversary thisyear.