WEFOX APPOINTS NICHOLAS WALKER AS CHIEF HR OFFICER

wefox, the world’s leading insurtech, has appointed Nicholas Walker as Chief HR Officer, with immediate effect.

Julian Teicke, CEO and founder of wefox said: “With Nick joining us as Chief HR Officer we are not only adding to our experience and talent in our senior leadership team, but also in ensuring we continue to place people and culture at the heart of all that we do. I am confident that Nick’s global knowledge together with his passion for people will help us realise our strategic ambitions.” 

Walker is a seasoned HR professional with more than 25 years’ global experience that spans technology, fintech and payment industries, most recently Paysafe.

Mr. Walker said: “I’m excited to be joining wefox at what is an important time for the continued success of the business.”

“I’m looking forward to working with a talented and highly motivated team in supporting the entire business in continuing our international growth and taking strides towards profitability,” added Mr. Walker.

In July last year, wefox successfully closed a series D round of US$400m giving the company a post-money valuation of US$4.5bn.

About wefox

[GER]

wefox. Empowering Insurance.

wefox wurde 2015 von Julian Teicke, Fabian Wesemann und Dario Fazlic gegründet. wefox ist ein Insurtech mit einem einzigen Ziel: Empowering Insurance; die Sicherheit von Menschen gewährleisten, indem wir Versicherungen zugänglich machen. Seit der Gründung 2015 hat das Unternehmen seinen Umsatz jährlich verdoppelt und lag 2022 bei 580 Mio. USD. wefox hat aktuell über 2 Mio. Kunden in seinen Märkten Österreich, Deutschland, Italien, Polen, den Niederlanden und der Schweiz. Im Mai 2023 sicherte sich wefox eine Kreditfazilität von 55 Mio. USD von J.P. Morgan und Barclays und einen zweiten Abschluss seiner Series D in Höhe von 55 Mio. USD ab. wefox ist mit 4,5 Mrd. USD bewertet.

[ENG]

wefox. Empowering Insurance.

wefox was founded in 2015 by Julian Teicke, Fabian Wesemann and Dario Fazlic. wefox is an insurtech driven by a single purpose: enabling people to be safe through empowering insurance. Since launching in 2015, the company has doubled its revenues every year to reach US$580 million in 2022 serving more than 2m customers across Austria, Germany, Italy, Poland, The Netherlands and Switzerland where wefox currently operates. In May 2023, wefox secured US$55m credit facility from J.P. Morgan and Barclays alongside a $55m second close in its series D at US$4.5bn valuation.


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