Rob Gould Maine, director of global public relations at WEX has passed away

Death of Rob Gould – Rob Gould, Director of Global Public Relations at WEX, has died unexpectedly. Rob Gould, a resident of Portland, Maine, USA, was announced dead on Tuesday, June 6, 2023. No cause of death has been reported for Rob Gould at the time of this publication. “Smart, sensitive, silly, wild…and that smile. It lit up every room he entered. I will miss you, my sweet friend. I love you, Rob Gould.

At WEX, Rob serves as Director of Global Public Relations. Previously, he worked at WEX as Senior Director of Marketing Communications in Corporate Communications and Marketing, as well as Senior Director of Marketing in Digital Content for North American Fleet Marketing. Prior to his time at WEX, he consulted with various agencies, brands and individuals. Additionally, Rob is the author of a blog titled “Social Social” for the Portland Press Herald and

Who was Rob Gould?

Rob has over 25 years of marketing experience. He was Director of Social Media and Agency Communications at VIA Agency from 2005 to 2011. During his tenure, VIA Agency was named Advertising Age’s Small Agency of the Year in 2011, and Rob played an important role in obtaining this distinction.

Prior to his time at VIA, he worked with several agencies in London and Boston, including Munro & Forster, Cone, Feinstein Kean Healthcare and Lehman Millet. Rob’s career began at Deaconess Hospital, now Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where he worked in the communications office.

Rob has worked with various high profile clients over the years such as Samsung, IBM, Tiffany & Co. and Welch. He has also volunteered for organizations such as Vice Chairman of The Telling Room, TEDxDirigo (Director of Communications), The Steppingstone Foundation, and the Portland Museum of Art. Rob is an alumnus of the University of Vermont and his interests outside of work include art, travel, books, movies, medical anthropology, the beach, and exercise.


  • digital marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Public relations
  • Media Relations
  • Advertising by e-mail
  • Writing
  • Content development and strategy
  • Health and Pharma Marketing

The family will publish an obituary and funeral arrangements for Rob Gould.

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