Wright Express announces promotions, organizational changes

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Wright Express Corp. on Nov. 5 announced promotions and changes in the company’s senior management organization intended to accelerate execution of its growth strategy.

Reflecting the South Portland, Maine-based company’s expansion in the corporate payment processing and information management services market, Wright Express has promoted two members of its senior management team to newly created executive vice president positions:

  • David D. Maxsimic, senior vice president of sales and marketing, has been promoted to executive vice president of sales and marketing. Maxsimic will continue to lead the company’s fleet and Master Card sales, marketing and product operations, while adding responsibility for strategic initiatives and new operations, including TelaPoint, which was acquired earlier this year.
  • Melissa D. Smith, chief financial officer and senior vice president of finance, has been promoted to CFO and executive vice president of finance and operations. Smith will continue to oversee the company’s finance activities, including its Utah-based industrial bank operation, while adding responsibility in other functional areas, including information technology and client services operations.
  • Wright Express also announced that George W. Hogan has been promoted to senior vice president and chief information officer, reporting to Smith. Hogan joined Wright Express in 2007 as vice president of enterprise architecture. He previously was vice president of commercial loyalty and back office application development at Visa USA/Inovant, where he was responsible for all software development across the Visa Commercial/Corporate, Loyalty and Back Office business lines. Hogan replaces Tod A. Demeter, who will be leaving the company.