SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 16, 2013--
Inc. (NYSE: WEX), a leading provider of corporate payment solutions,
today announced that its chairman and CEO, Michael E. Dubyak, was
awarded the Paul Harris Fellowship Award from the Portland Rotary Club
on Friday, July 12.
The Paul Harris Fellowship Award is presented to individuals who have
demonstrated their commitment to “service above self” in their
community, nation or world. The award was created to fund many of The
Foundation’s programs and is given to people who meet the high
professional and personal standards set forth by the organizations
founder, Paul Harris.
“I am incredibly honored to be recognized by the Portland Rotary Club,”
said Dubyak. “This organization has contributed a great deal to our
community through their charitable work, community service and by
providing scholarships for local students.”
John F. Marr, president of the Portland Rotary Club and senior vice
president of claims at MEMIC, presented the award to Dubyak. He said,
“When Paul Harris, the founder of Rotary, created the organization a
century ago, he did so with business leaders such as Mike Dubyak and WEX
in mind. Mike is the epitome of the Rotary “service above self” motto as
he constantly finds ways to embrace and enhance our community as he
guides WEX to international prominence. Mike is widely recognized within
the community for his distinguished citizenship and outreach efforts
such as promoting the partnership of business and the school system to
develop the skills that will bring Maine to a renewed prominence.”
The Portland Rotary Club was charted on Sept. 1, 1915 and is the world’s
177th Club. The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable
Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through
the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation
of poverty. The Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation supported
solely by voluntary contributions from Rotarians and friends of the
Foundation who share its vision of a better world. The organization was
founded in 1905 and has over 1 million members internationally.
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 more than 7.5 million
cardholders and offering exceptional payment security and control across
a wide spectrum of business sectors. The Company’s operations include
WEX Bank, Fleet One, Pacific Pride, rapid! PayCard, Wright Express
Australia, Wright Express New Zealand and CorporatePay Limited, England,
as well as a majority equity position in UNIK S.A., Brazil. WEX and its
subsidiaries employ more than 1,300 associates. For more information
about WEX, please visit www.wexinc.com.
Source: WEX Inc.
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Jessica Roy, 207-523-6763