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Ernst & Young Announces Entrepreneur of the Year® 2011 Overall Award Winners
Wright Express Chairman, President and CEO Mike Dubyak Attends Award Program as Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 Financial Services Award Winner for New England
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine ― November 17, 2011 ― Wright Express Corporation (NYSE: WXS), a leading global provider of business payment processing and information management solutions, today announced Mike Dubyak, Wright Express Chairman, President and CEO was recognized at the Ernst &Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 Award dinner. Held on November 12, 2011, at the J.W. Marriott, Palm Desert, and hosted by Jay Leno, the event drew more than 2,300 attendees. In addition to attending the event as the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 Financial Services Award Winner for New England, Dubyak had the distinction of being the only attendee from Maine.
Dubyak offered his congratulations to Linkedin Co-Founder, Reid Hoffman, and CEO, Jeff Weiner; Hoffman and Weiner were named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 Overall Award Winners. “It was an incredible honor to be considered for the award,” said Dubyak. “To see the Wright Express name mentioned in the company of such highly regarded organizations, including Linkedin, Green Dot, Groupon, Living Social and PayPal, was truly rewarding.”
About Wright Express
Wright Express (NYSE:WXS) is a leading global provider of value-based, business payment processing and information management solutions. The company’s fleet, corporate and prepaid payment solutions provide its more than 350,000 customers with unparalleled security and control across a wide spectrum of business sectors. The company’s subsidiaries include Wright Express Financial Services, Pacific Pride and Wright Express International, including Wright Express Prepaid Cards Australia and Wright Express Fuel Cards Australia. Wright Express and its subsidiaries employ more than 850 associates in six countries. For more information about Wright Express, please visit wrightexpress.com.
About Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year
Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur of the Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 140 cities in 50 countries.