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Wright Express Announces Hosting Agreement with CSC for International Fuel Card Processing

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine--Building on its acquisition of international capabilities in 2008, Wright Express announced an expansion of its international operations by establishing an agreement with CSC to provide hosting services for the Wright Express International Fleet Card System. The agreement reinforces Wright Express’ international fleet card processing solution and services with CSC’s data center and application hosting expertise in Europe.

The Company concurrently announced that Niels Kristian Nielsen has joined the Wright Express International Operations group as its Europe-based chief solutions architect. Nielsen is responsible for developing the Company’s business and functional requirement specifications for Europe, and will be working closely with CSC to implement and support Wright Express’ international fleet card processing capabilities in that region. Prior to joining Wright Express, Nielsen worked with numerous oil companies designing and implementing best-in-class payment processing solutions. He most recently served as senior IT architect at IBM Denmark.

“Reaching this agreement with CSC and adding Niels Nielsen are the next of many steps Wright Express will take as we build our international operations and address the needs of global customers,” said Joe Czternastek, general manager, International Operations. “Our arrangement with CSC will provide us with a best- in-class solution and allow us to gain economies of scale as we attract new business in Europe and other international markets. Bringing more than 24 years experience within the IT industry working with application and integration architecture and solutions, Niels Nielsen will be a valuable addition to our team as we develop our international processing infrastructure.”