SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 26, 2016--
Inc. (NYSE: WEX), a leading provider of corporate payment solutions,
today announced that John (Jeb) E. Bachman has been elected to the
company’s board of directors. Mr. Bachman is an “audit committee
financial expert” who spent more than 35 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers
and is on the board of directors for The Children’s Place, a public
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A partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers until his retirement in 2015, Mr.
Bachman served as the U.S. assurance operations leader from 2007 to
2013, with full financial and operational responsibility for the $4
billion business, including the firm’s audit and risk management
practices. Mr. Bachman was also in charge of several national advisory
business units. In addition, he developed compensation strategies for a
staff of 13,000. Prior to that role, he served as the firm’s strategy
For 26 years, Mr. Bachman served as an audit partner for companies in a
myriad of business sectors. He received an MBA from the Harvard
University Graduate Business School and in 1997 co-authored In Search
of Shareholder Value: Managing the Drivers of Performance.
“We are very excited to welcome Jeb to the board,” said Michael E.
Dubyak, WEX executive chairman. “His stellar background in finance, as
well as his strategy and operations experience with C-level executives,
is the perfect combination for WEX’s vision of global expansion now and
in the future.”
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
publically 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
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