WEX Names Sachin Dhawan New Chief Technology Officer

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WEX Names Sachin Dhawan New Chief Technology Officer
WEX Names Sachin Dhawan New Chief Technology Officer

In this position, Mr. Dhawan will lead WEX’s global technology organization, including product and platform technology, architecture, cybersecurity, infrastructure and cloud engineering, technical operations, enterprise applications and corporate IT, and technology-risk management.

WEX (NYSE: WEX), the global commerce platform that simplifies the business of running a business, today announced that Sachin Dhawan has been appointed Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In this position, Mr. Dhawan will lead WEX’s global technology organization, including product and platform technology, architecture, cybersecurity, infrastructure and cloud engineering, technical operations, enterprise applications and corporate IT, and technology-risk management.

“Sachin is a career technologist with decades of global experience articulating and implementing product and technology visions for both consumer and B2B businesses,” said Melissa Smith, WEX’s Chair, Chief Executive Officer, and President. “Sachin’s background and experience in payments technology, AI, and machine learning align with our commitment to stay at the forefront of technology and harness its power to propel our business into the future. I’m confident he will be an ideal leader for our technology organization and a strong fit for our culture and business. I’m thrilled to welcome Sachin to the WEX team.”

Previously, Mr. Dhawan worked at Stitch Fix, an online personal styling service, where he served as CTO, leading product and technology development. Prior to joining Stitch Fix, he was Visa’s Senior Vice President of Infrastructure and Operations, responsible for building and scaling global technology infrastructure. Additionally, he spent more than 16 years at PayPal and Microsoft, where he grew PayPal’s consumer products on a global scale and helped shape Microsoft’s advertising business. He started his career in software design engineering and holds a B.S. in computer science from the Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology.

“I am honored and thrilled to be joining the remarkable team at WEX, especially at such an exciting time,” said Sachin Dhawan, WEX’s new CTO. “I am excited to shape our technology strategy and to accelerate our pace of innovation in service of our global customers and partners. With a robust technological foundation spanning employee benefits, corporate payments, and mobility, WEX is positioned to contribute to the ongoing AI technological transformation in the global fintech market.”

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