wefox, the world’s leading insurtech has appointed Dominik Ulrich as Chief Risk Officer (CRO), with immediate effect. Prior to this role Mr. Ulrich was Head of Internal Audit at wefox.

Mr. Ulrich will lead the Group Risk Advisory function, including creation of a dedicated Assurance function, and oversee the Insurance Carrier's Risk Management. Reporting to the wefox CEO as a member of the extended Executive Committee, Dominik shapes and enhances the organisation's risk management strategies.

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Julian Teicke, CEO and founder of wefox, said: "Dominik's innovative mindset, pragmatic approach, and deep understanding of technology make him the perfect choice to lead our risk management efforts. He has already contributed significantly to our business, it's a real pleasure to see him promoted to this position."

Dominik Ulrich's career spans almost 20 years, with a rich background in building and leading global teams in Internal Audit, Information Risk Management, and Risk Advisory. Mr. Ulrich said: "I'm excited to take on a new role within the wefox team at this pivotal moment in the company's journey. My focus will be on contributing to its continued growth, driving profitability, and serving its diverse stakeholders. This advancement empowers me to showcase my expertise prominently, aligning seamlessly with the company's vision and commitment to delivering excellence."

About Dominik Ulrich

Before joining wefox, Mr. Ulrich served as the EMEA Technology and Data Audit Lead, Group Audit IT Competency Lead, and local subsidiary Head of Audit at Zurich Insurance Group. He successfully oversaw design and execution of a complex audit plan covering technology, data and business risk exposures, leveraging data analytics-driven insights, and led the continuous enhancement of the technology audit function‘s approach globally.

His previous roles include serving as a Senior Audit Manager at Citibank in Singapore and as an Audit Manager at Citigroup Global Markets in Germany. Mr. Ulrich's career also includes key positions at KPMG in Germany and the U.K.

Dominik Ulrich holds a Master's degree in Economics from Ruprecht-Karls-University, Heidelberg, Germany. He is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified Information System Auditor (CISA).

About wefox


wefox. Empowering Insurance.

wefox wurde 2015 von Julian Teicke, Fabian Wesemann und Dario Fazlic gegründet. Das Ziel des InsurTechs: Empowering Insurance - die Versicherungsindustrie vollständig zu digitalisieren und so alle Akteure auf einfachem Wege zusammenzubringen.

Im März 2024 wurde Mark Hartigan zum CEO der wefox Gruppe ernannt, um das Unternehmen in die nächste Wachstumsphase zu führen. Seit der Gründung 2015 hat das Unternehmen seinen Umsatz jährlich gesteigert und 800 Mio. USD im Jahr 2023 erzielt. wefox hat aktuell knapp 3 Mio. Kunden in seinen Märkten Deutschland, Österreich, Italien, Polen, den Niederlanden und der Schweiz.

Im Mai 2023 erweiterte wefox seine Series-D-Finanzierung um 55 Mio. USD und sicherte sich eine zusätzliche RCF in Höhe von 55 Mio. USD von J.P. Morgan und Barclays. Das Unternehmen ist mit 4,5 Mrd. USD bewertet.


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: Empowering Insurance - driving the digital transformation of the insurance industry and facilitating seamless collaboration among all stakeholders.

In March 2024, Mark Hartigan was appointed CEO of the wefox Group to lead the company into the next growth phase. Since its founding in 2015, the company has annually increased its revenue and achieved $800 million in 2023. wefox currently has nearly 3 million customers in its markets of Germany, Austria, Italy, Poland, the Netherlands, and Switzerland.

In May 2023, wefox expanded its Series D financing by $55 million and secured an additional RCF of $55 million from J.P. Morgan and Barclays. The company is valued at $4.5 billion

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