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WEX Chairman and CEO Honored with Business Hall of Fame Award
South Portland, Maine, November 9, 2013 -- WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX), a leading provider of corporate payment solutions, today announced that its chairman and CEO, Michael E. Dubyak, was awarded the Alton “Chuck” Cianchette Business Hall of Fame award from the Maine State Chamber of Commerce at its 2013 annual dinner on Friday, November 15th.
Named in remembrance of Chuck Cianchette and awarded to those who reflect his values, the Alton “Chuck” Cianchette Business Hall of Fame award annually recognizes the contributions of an individual who demonstrates public service leadership, business success, and most importantly, embodies his spirit through compassion, courage, and commitment.
“This is the Chambers most prestigious award and is given in memory of Chuck Cianchette to honor an individual in the community who has contributed greatly to our state,” said Dana Connors, president of the Maine State Chamber of Commerce. “This award recognizes both the person’s accomplishments and their approach to issues, making Mike a very popular choice. He is someone who has followed in the footsteps of Chuck Cianchette. Mike’s work, commitment, and dedication to the people and the progress of our state would make Chuck Cianchette very proud of Mike and this choice.”
“I am incredibly honored to receive the Chuck Cianchette Business Hall of Fame award,” said Dubyak. “To be in the company of past recipients and such notable Mainers including Senator Angus King, Senator Olympia Snowe, Bill Ryan, and Leon Gorman, is deeply humbling. When considering my legacy, I like the saying, ‘Play for the names on the front of your jersey and people will remember the name of the back.’ And I play for WEX and 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 more than 7.6 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 1,400 associates. For more information about WEX, please visit www.wexinc.com.
SOURCE: WEX Inc.
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