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Wright Express Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Senator George Mitchell is Keynote Speaker at Celebration
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 23, 2008--Wright Express Corporation (NYSE: WXS), celebrated its 25th anniversary as a leading provider of payment processing and information management services to the U.S. commercial and government fleet industry on July 21 with a special dinner hosted by Chairman, CEO, and President Mike Dubyak for its partners and key community leaders at the Portland Country Club.
Senator George Mitchell was the keynote speaker at the event. He spoke to the guests regarding his 14 year career in the Senate as well as his experiences serving as chairperson of the peace negotiations in Northern Ireland and as the lead investigator and author of "The Mitchell Report" investigating the use of performance enhancing drugs in Major League Baseball at the request of MLB Commissioner Bud Selig.
At 25, Wright Express is poised for another quarter century as a strong and vibrant Maine-based company, building on its culture of trust and partnership with its customers.
About Wright Express:
Wright Express is a leading provider of payment processing and information management services to the U.S. commercial and government vehicle fleet industry. Wright Express provides these services for approximately 300,000 commercial and government fleets containing 4.5 million vehicles. The Company markets its payment processing services directly and is an outsourcing provider for more than 125 strategic relationships and over 300 franchisees, and offers a MasterCard-branded corporate card. The Company employs more than 700 people and maintains its headquarters in South Portland, Maine. For more information about Wright Express, please visit wrightexpress.com.CONTACT: News media contact:
Jessica Roy, 207-523-6763
Steve Elder, 207-523-7769
SOURCE: Wright Express Corporation