Insurtech wefox has announced the appointment of Paul Onnen as chief technology officer (CTO) effective immediately.
He takes over the position from Sergi Banos who has been promoted to chief platform officer (CPO) as the company moves forward with launching a platform it states will connect the entire insurance ecosystem. Onnen, in his new role, will lead the wefox platform business strategy and will oversee its implementation, development, and operations.
Onnen brings to the company over 30 years of experience in directing and executing business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) SaaS platforms and products for large organisations, including Amazon, Google, Expedia, and Nordstrom.com in addition to his expertise in fintech, Big Data, SaaS, AI/ML, and data security.
“Paul’s impressive track record and extensive knowledge in the tech industry aligns perfectly with our mission to revolutionise the insurance sector,” said Julian Teicke, CEO and founder of wefox. “His leadership will play a crucial role in guiding our business towards new horizons and delivering world-class strategic leadership to our technology operations.”
“wefox is an exciting company and the opportunity to transform the insurance industry through cutting-edge technology is a challenge that I could not resist. It’s my mission to ensure that wefox remains at the forefront of innovation, and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to contribute to this journey,” said Onnen.
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