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Wright Express Promotes Greg Strzegowski to Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Executive to Focus on Business Growth, International Operations and Strategic M&A

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 27, 2009-- Wright Express Corporation (NYSE: WXS), a leading provider of payment processing and information management services to the U.S. commercial and government fleet industry, has promoted Greg Strzegowski to the position of senior vice president, corporate development. Strzegowski was most recently vice president, international, business development and M&A at Wright Express.

“Greg’s promotion to senior vice president of corporate development reflects his important contributions to Wright Express as well as our focus on diversifying our revenue base,” said Michael Dubyak, Chairman and CEO. “Greg has been instrumental in our revenue diversification efforts, having overseen our past three acquisitions as well as leading the strategic development of our international business operations. We look forward to Greg’s continued contributions as we focus on growing our business, expanding our international operations and making strategic acquisitions, as well as developing strategic diversification opportunities.”

Strzegowski has more than 20 years of business experience, including the past eight at Wright Express, where he began as the Company’s controller. He started his career as a public accountant at Arthur Andersen and has held various high-level financial, business development and M&A positions at Corning Incorporated. Strzegowski is a Certified Public Accountant and holds an MS in Accounting from Binghamton University and a BS in Marketing and Economics from Stonehill College.

About Wright Express

Wright Express is a leading global provider of payment processing and information management services. Wright Express captures and combines transaction information from its proprietary network with specialized analytical tools and purchasing control capabilities in a suite of solutions that enable fleets to manage their vehicles more effectively. The Company’s charge cards are used by commercial and government fleets to purchase fuel and maintenance services for approximately 4.7 million vehicles. Wright Express markets its services directly to fleets and as an outsourcing partner for its strategic relationships and franchisees. The Company’s business portfolio includes a MasterCard-branded corporate card as well as TelaPoint, a provider of supply chain software solutions for petroleum distributors and retailers, and Pacific Pride, an independent fuel distributor franchisee network, as well as international subsidiaries. For more information about Wright Express, please visit www.wrightexpress.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding: Greg Strzegowski’s contributions as the Company focuses on growing the core business, expanding international operations and making strategic acquisitions. These forward-looking statements include a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially, including: fuel price volatility; the Company’s failure to maintain or renew key agreements; failure to expand the Company’s technological capabilities and service offerings as rapidly as the Company’s competitors; the actions of regulatory bodies, including bank regulators, or possible changes in banking regulations impacting the Company’s industrial loan bank and the Company as the corporate parent; the uncertainties of litigation; the effects of general economics on fueling patterns and the commercial activity of fleets, as well as other risks and uncertainties identified in Item 1A of the Company’s Annual Report for the year ended December 31, 2008, filed on Form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 27, 2009 and the Company’s other periodic and current reports. The Company’s forward-looking statements and these factors do not reflect the potential future impact of any alliance, merger, acquisition or disposition. The forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release and undue reliance should not be placed on these statements. The Company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Source: Wright Express Corporation

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