WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX), a leading provider of corporate payment solutions, announced that David Cooper has joined the company in the newly created role of Chief Technology Officer. The role was created to lead all aspects of corporate technology.

In this position, Cooper will spearhead corporate information technology (IT) and platform strategy, enterprise architecture, program management, information security and IT infrastructure operations.

 

“David brings a depth and breadth of experience across payments and technology, combined with a strategic acumen and a proven track record that will be a tremendous asset to WEX,” said Melissa D. Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of WEX. “We are confident that his leadership in technology and contribution to corporate-level strategic initiatives that support our global growth goals will make David a great addition to our team.”

 

Prior to joining WEX, Cooper held several senior technology positions, including Head of Global Operations at GlobeOne, SVP of Technology at Green Dot, and CTO and SVP of Product Development at both Fiserv and CashEdge.

Cooper earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Microprocessor Systems from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. He will be based in Portland, Maine.