Onnen steps into this role succeeding Sergi Banos, who has been promoted to Chief Platform Officer (CPO).
In his new position, Onnen will spearhead the strategic vision for the wefox platform, overseeing its implementation, development, and day-to-day operations. The appointment comes at a crucial juncture for wefox as it intensifies its efforts to launch a revolutionary platform that aims to seamlessly connect the entire insurance ecosystem.
Julian Teicke, the CEO and founder of wefox, said the significance of these appointments in the context of the company’s platform ambitions. Teicke stated, “This is another important moment for the business as we bring in another industry heavyweight with the appointment of Paul and promoting Sergi to execute our platform strategy and development.”
Teicke continued, praising Onnen’s remarkable track record and extensive experience in the tech industry. He expressed confidence in Onnen’s ability to align with wefox’s mission to revolutionize the insurance sector, foreseeing his leadership as crucial in guiding the company towards new horizons and providing world-class strategic direction to its technology operations.
Paul Onnen brings to wefox over three decades of expertise in founding, directing, and executing business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) SaaS platforms and products. His illustrious career includes significant roles at tech giants such as Amazon, Google, Expedia, Nordstrom.com, as well as successful stints with startups. Notably, Onnen is widely recognised for his proficiency in fintech, Big Data, SaaS, AI/ML, and data security, adding a wealth of knowledge to wefox’s technological endeavours.
Speaking about his appointment, Onnen said: “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.”
Author: Joanna England