SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 25, 2014--
Inc. (NYSE: WEX), a leading provider of corporate payment solutions,
today announced George Hogan has been appointed senior vice president,
“George has proven to be a key contributor to the WEX executive
leadership team since he joined us seven years ago,” said Melissa D.
Smith, president and chief executive officer of WEX Inc. “His new role
leverages his vast knowledge of our company, marketplace and customers
on a larger scale. His proven track record gives us confidence in his
ability to continue our progress on our strategy to expand our global
Hogan joined WEX in 2007, and served as chief information officer and
senior vice president. In 2012, he assumed responsibility of WEX Fleet
One, and most recently served as general manager of fleet over-the-road
and partner channels. George’s international experience includes
overseeing IT in Australia and New Zealand for WEX, and previously
managing global teams while employed at Visa.
David Maxsimic has decided to step down as president, international
effective June 1. During the last 16 years, he has played an integral
role in executing WEX’s long-term growth strategy, expanding both the
domestic fleet business and leading our international expansion efforts.
“David has been instrumental in establishing WEX as a leader in the
space. We have benefited from his knowledge and leadership during his
tenure. On behalf of the Board of Directors and WEX employees, I want to
thank him for his contributions, and wish him well in all his future
endeavors,” said Smith.
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 more than 7.7 million
cardholders and offering exceptional payment security and control across
a wide spectrum of business sectors. The Company’s operations include
WEX Bank, Fleet One, Pacific Pride, rapid! PayCard, WEX Australia, WEX
New Zealand and WEX Europe, as well as a majority equity position in
UNIK S.A., Brazil. WEX and its subsidiaries employ more than 1,400
associates. For more information about WEX, please visit www.wexinc.com.
Source: WEX Inc.
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