13TH AUGUST 2018

WEX Europe Services strengthens local customer support with appointment of Oliver Claassen as new Head of Sales in Germany

Leading fuel card provider, WEX Europe Services, has appointed Oliver Claassen as its Head of Sales in Germany. Responsible for driving sales operations and supporting a growing customer base in Germany, Claassen will also head up markets across eastern Europe (EEU) to demonstrate the company’s long-term commitment to improving fleet performance and efficiency in the region.

“We are delighted to welcome Oliver to WEX Europe Services,” comments WEX Europe Services’ European Group Sales Director, David Holdcroft. “His extensive knowledge of the fuel sector and results-driven mindset make him ideally suited to the position of Head of Sales, while his vast experience of building close customer relationships internationally will be integral to growing the EEU market. Oliver will play a key role in shaping the future of the company across Germany and Eastern Europe, and we look forward to working together to boost customer service in the area.”

Claassen brings over 20 years of knowledge and experience to the role, having worked at leading fuel management companies across Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Hungary. Most recently, he served as Sales Manager for Q8/Kuwait Petroleum for seven years, where he helped drive the sales strategy for the business and strengthen customer relationships throughout Europe.

“It is an exciting time to join WEX Europe Services. Since acquiring Esso Card™, the network has grown, to provide a greater level of customer choice than ever before,” says Claassen. “The company has a lot to offer – and there are plenty of new developments in the pipeline. Despite the current competitive marketplace, WEX Europe Services’ unique customer offering stood out to me, and I’m looking forward to being part of their ambitious growth plans for the future.”

About WEX Europe Services:

WEX Europe Services is a leading fuel card provider, offering tailored service solutions to help improve fleet performance and efficiency. Since the acquisition of the Esso Card™ portfolio, drivers have access to more than 12,000 fuel stations throughout Europe – at competitive rates. In addition to fuel cards, WEX Europe Services also offers state-of-the-art fleet management tools, including WEX Telematics, access to Velocity online account management, e-route and toll services.

Founded in 2014 and with offices across Europe, WEX Europe Services is a joint venture between US-based, WEX Inc and UK-based, Radius Payment Solutions. Now, with over 1.4 million fuel card users, and a growing network across the UK, Italy, Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway and Luxembourg, WEX Europe Services offer greater convenience to both fleet managers and drivers.

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