WEX Inc. Ranks 26th on 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine--()--WEX Inc. (NYSE:WEX), a leading provider of corporate payment solutions, today announced that it was ranked 26th on the 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100 – a list of the top business technology innovators in the U.S.

“We are honored to have been selected by the editors of InformationWeek for the fourth year in a row,” said Steve Crowley, WEX’s senior vice president, shared services and chief information officer. “Our recognized mobile digital solution is just one example of how our approach and results from innovation are bringing value to our customers. We plan to continue focusing on innovative offerings as we expand our reach. Innovation is ingrained in our culture and drives us forward as we work to better serve the ever changing needs of the marketplaces with new products and services around the globe.”

“The digital business movement is a force CIOs can't ignore,” said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. “Just as Amazon.com transformed the retail industry, Netflix changed the face of movie distribution, and Orbitz and others reinvented travel planning, new digital companies, technologies, and business models will shake up a range of other industries, from healthcare to manufacturing to higher education. Digital businesses are adept at using the web in conjunction with mobile, social, analytics, and other technologies to not only boost sales, but also change their relationships with customers. The 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100 highlights companies that are leading this digital business revolution, redefining business models and reshaping industries.”

InformationWeek announced the winners at the 2014 InformationWeek Conference and Awards Gala on April 1st, held in Las Vegas. This is the 26th year InformationWeek has been identifying and honoring the nation's most innovative users of information technology. For 2014, this assessment was narrowed to a more elite 100 organizations. The InformationWeek Elite 100 research tracks the technology-based investments, strategies, and results of some of the best-known organizations in the country. Unique among corporate rankings, the InformationWeek Elite 100 spotlights the power of business technology innovation.

Additional details on the InformationWeek Elite 100 and the full list of winners can be found online at www.informationweek.com/elite100.

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 7.7 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, WEX Australia, WEX New Zealand and WEX Europe, 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.

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Contacts

WEX Inc.
News media contact:
Jessica Roy, 207-523-6763
Jessica.Roy@wexinc.com
or
Investor Relations contact:
Michael E. Thomas, 207-523-6743
Michael.Thomas@wexinc.com
or
InformationWeek contact:
Winnie Ng Schuchman, 631-406-6507
Vice President, Marketing
Winnie.Ng@ubm.com

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WEX Inc. (NYSE:WEX) today announced that it was ranked 26th on the 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100 – a list of the top business technology innovators in the U.S.

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Contacts

WEX Inc.
News media contact:
Jessica Roy, 207-523-6763
Jessica.Roy@wexinc.com
or
Investor Relations contact:
Michael E. Thomas, 207-523-6743
Michael.Thomas@wexinc.com
or
InformationWeek contact:
Winnie Ng Schuchman, 631-406-6507
Vice President, Marketing
Winnie.Ng@ubm.com