Payments Industry Leader Anant Patel Joins WEX as Vice President and
Managing Director of Europe to Drive Growth in Region
PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 5, 2018--
WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX) today announced new leadership as it expands its
European regional efforts. Seasoned payments industry professional Anant
Patel has joined WEX London office as the company’s new Managing
Director of Europe.
“Anant brings more than 17 years of payments leadership to our European
WEX team, based in London,” saidJay Dearborn, President,
Corporate Payments at WEX. “We are confident that his expertise will
enhance our international efforts and focus efforts on growth across
Europe, a key market for us.”
In his new position at WEX, Patel will use his knowledge and expertise
in card-based products to continue to scale operations in the European
region. Prior to joining WEX, Patel served as Managing Director of
Europe, Middle East & Africa for First Performance Global.
“I am thrilled to join WEX, a company so well known for being an
extremely innovative player within the payments space,” said Patel. “The
business is achieving strong growth in the region and successfully
launching into new markets such as Germany and France so it’s exciting
to be part of this expansion.”
WEX has also appointed Clare Murphy as European Director of Sales.
Murphy joined from Travelport and reports to Patel. She will focus on
driving sales across Europe and helping customers optimise supplier
payments to achieve tangible business benefits.
“It’s an exciting time to have joined WEX, seeing both strong growth and
innovation in the payments sector. I look forward to working with the
team to help build the WEX competitive position in Europe,” said Murphy.
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 11
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 3,300 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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Lissa Andrews, 207-523-6121
Global Corporate Payments Marketing