SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 13, 2016--
Inc. (NYSE: WEX), a leading provider of corporate payment solutions,
today announced that David Cooper has joined the company in the newly
created role of chief technology officer. The role was created to lead
all aspects of corporate technology.
In this position, Cooper will spearhead corporate IT and platform
strategy, enterprise architecture, program management, information
security, and IT infrastructure operations.
“David brings a depth and breadth of experience across payments and
technology, combined with a strategic acumen and proven track record
that will be a tremendous asset to WEX,” said Melissa D. Smith,
president and chief executive officer of WEX. “We are confident that his
leadership in technology and contribution to corporate-level strategic
initiatives that support our global growth goals will make David a great
addition to our team.”
Prior to joining WEX, Cooper held several senior technology positions,
including head of global operations at GlobeOne, SVP of technology at
Green Dot, and CTO and SVP of product development at both Fiserv and
Cooper earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Microprocessor
Systems from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. He will
be based in Portland, Maine.
About WEX Inc.
WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX) is a leading provider of
corporate payment solutions. From its roots in fleet card payments
beginning in 1983, WEX has expanded the scope of its business into a
multi-channel provider of corporate payment solutions representing 10
million vehicles and offering exceptional payment security and control
across a wide spectrum of business sectors. WEX serves a global set of
customers and partners through its operations around the world, with
offices in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, the United
Kingdom, Italy, France, Germany, Norway and Singapore. WEX and its
subsidiaries employ more than 2,500 associates. The company has been
publicly traded since 2005, and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange
under the ticker symbol “WEX.” For more information, visit www.wexinc.com
and follow WEX on Twitter at @WEXIncNews.
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