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WEX Inc. hires new European managing director

Payments industry leader Anant Patel Joins WEX as Vice President and Managing Director of Europe to drive growth in region.



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WEX Inc. has announced new leadership as it expands its European regional efforts. Seasoned payments industry professional Anant Patel has joined WEX London office as the company’s new Managing Director of Europe.

“Anant brings more than 17 years of payments leadership to our European WEX team, based in London,” said Jay Dearborn, President, Corporate Payments at WEX. “We are confident that his expertise will enhance our international efforts and focus efforts on growth across Europe, a key market for us.”

In his new position at WEX, Patel will use his knowledge and expertise in card-based products to continue to scale operations in the European region. Prior to joining WEX, Patel served as Managing Director of Europe, Middle East & Africa for First Performance Global.

“I am thrilled to join WEX, a company so well known for being an extremely innovative player within the payments space,” said Patel. “The business is achieving strong growth in the region and successfully launching into new markets such as Germany and France so it’s exciting to be part of this expansion.”

WEX, leading provider of corporate payment solutions, has also appointed Clare Murphy as European Director of Sales.

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