WEX Inc., a leading provider of corporate payment solutions, today announced that Eric Duprat has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Duprat has more than 25 years of domestic and international experience in the mobile, security and payments industries, and is currently Chief Executive Officer of Verayo, a mobile security services turnaround firm in San Jose, California.
“Eric brings a significant vision to the Board with his blend of industry, technical and entrepreneurial expertise. With a strong background in international payments and technology, he will be a valuable contributor as WEX further globalizes its business and expands into new markets,” commented Michael E. Dubyak, WEX Executive Chairman.
Prior to joining Verayo in 2011, Mr. Duprat was the General Manager of Mobile Payments at PayPal, an eBay company, during which PayPal’s mobile payment business experienced tremendous growth. Prior to that, Mr. Duprat was Senior Vice President of Global Marketing at Hypercom, an industry leader in payment and networking systems. He spent eight years as a Director in Hewlett Packard’s VeriFone Division, both in European, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Marketing and in the U.S.
Mr. Duprat is a graduate of the ISEP (Institut Supérieur d’Electronique de Paris) and has completed executive programs at Columbia Business School and INSEAD of Paris, France. He is fluent in English and French, and conversant in Spanish and Italian.