Morris brings more than 20 years of global business strategy and
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 11, 2014--
Inc. (NYSE: WEX), a leading provider of corporate payment solutions,
today announced Nicola S. Morris has joined the company as senior vice
president, corporate development. Morris will be responsible for
managing corporate development and strategic planning, directing
corporate marketing, and overseeing early stage product development.
“With more than 20 years of experience in global business strategy,
business development, and marketing, Nicola will be a critical asset to
WEX,” said Melissa D. Smith, president and chief executive officer of
WEX. “She will play a main role in the company’s continued global
expansion, focusing on our long-term corporate development.
Additionally, her deep expertise in technology-intensive business models
will lend support to our innovation goals in new and existing markets."
Prior to joining WEX, Morris held several positions of increasing
responsibility at Verizon Communications. Most recently, she was vice
president, global corporate strategy. Morris also worked at MCI,
Incorporated; Digex, Incorporated; Iridium LLC; and, The Overseas
Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) where she gained diverse business
Nicola graduated cum laude from Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass.,
with a B.A. in Economics and Chinese Language, and earned an M.A. in
International Affairs from The Johns Hopkins University, School of
Advanced International Studies.
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,
Wright Express 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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