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WEX Inc. to Present at Innovation Project 2015

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 16, 2015-- WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX), a leading provider of corporate payment solutions, today announced that its president and chief executive officer, Melissa Smith, and senior vice president of corporate development, Nicola Morris, will speak at the Innovation Project 2015, a two-day gathering of the movers and shakers within the payments and commerce industry. Themed “Innovation at the Intersection,” this year’s event will take place on March 18 and March 19 at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.

Smith, as recipient of the inaugural 2014 Women Driving Payments Innovation Award by PYMNTS and, will be presenting the award to the 2015 honoree at the event’s closing dinner gala on March 19.

Additionally, Smith will serve on the conference’s “From Payments to Commerce” panel on March 18 at 11:00 a.m. ET, where she will discuss WEX’s focus on helping customers better manage their businesses by providing rich data collection and payment solutions, rather than the payment itself. WEX’s payments innovation strategy pivots around its unique industry perspective, which is rooted in its ability to communicate both with consumers and merchants.

Morris will collaborate and compete with fellow payments leaders on March 18, to solve the industry’s most vexing questions as a “Think-a-Thon” participant. Topics to analyze include financial inclusion, cybersecurity and real-time payments. The teams will propose solutions to this year’s panel of judges on March 19 at 10:15 a.m. ET.

The Innovation Project is a prestigious industry event that convenes the top established players, emerging disruptors and entrepreneurial visionaries in the world of payments.

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 9 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, Evolution1, WEX Australia, WEX New Zealand and WEX Europe, as well as a majority equity position in UNIK S.A., (Brazil) and WEX Europe Services (England). WEX and its subsidiaries employ approximately 2,000 associates. For more information, visit

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Jessica Roy, 207-523-6763