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David Cooper Joins WEX as Chief Technology Officer

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 13, 2016-- WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX), a leading provider of corporate payment solutions, today announced that David Cooper has joined the company in the newly created role of chief technology officer. The role was created to lead all aspects of corporate technology.

In this position, Cooper will spearhead corporate IT and platform strategy, enterprise architecture, program management, information security, and IT infrastructure operations.

“David brings a depth and breadth of experience across payments and technology, combined with a strategic acumen and proven track record that will be a tremendous asset to WEX,” said Melissa D. Smith, president and chief executive officer of WEX. “We are confident that his leadership in technology and contribution to corporate-level strategic initiatives that support our global growth goals will make David a great addition to our team.”

Prior to joining WEX, Cooper held several senior technology positions, including head of global operations at GlobeOne, SVP of technology at Green Dot, and CTO and SVP of product development at both Fiserv and CashEdge.

Cooper earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Microprocessor Systems from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. He will be based in Portland, Maine.

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 publicly traded since 2005, and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “WEX.” For more information, visit and follow WEX on Twitter at @WEXIncNews.

Source: WEX Inc.

Rob Gould, 207-523-7429