wefox strengthens executive team with Dominik Ulrich as CRO

wefox strengthens executive team with Dominik Ulrich as CRO

wefox, a leading player in the InsurTech sector, has announced the appointment of Dominik Ulrich as its Chief Risk Officer (CRO), effective immediately.

Ulrich, who previously held the position of Head of Internal Audit at wefox, steps into his new role with a wealth of experience and a deep understanding of the company’s operations, according to a report from InsurTech Insights.

wefox specialises in leveraging technology to enhance the insurance experience for customers by offering innovative and customer-centric insurance solutions. As a key figure in the InsurTech industry, wefox has been at the forefront of transforming traditional insurance models to meet the needs of today’s digital-first consumers.

Dominik Ulrich’s new role as CRO will see him leading the Group Risk Advisory function, which includes the crucial task of establishing a dedicated Assurance function. Additionally, he will manage the Risk Management of the Insurance Carrier within the organisation. Reporting directly to the wefox CEO, Ulrich is expected to play a crucial role in the company’s risk management strategies, ensuring robust governance practices across the board.

Ulrich brings a rich background to his new position, with prior roles that include EMEA Technology and Data Audit Lead and Group Audit IT Competency Lead at Zurich Insurance Group, among others. His career has spanned various high-profile positions, including Senior Audit Manager at Citibank in Singapore and Audit Manager at Citigroup Global Markets in Germany, reflecting a broad and impactful experience in the industry.

Julian Teicke, CEO and founder of wefox, lauded Ulrich, saying, “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 expressed his enthusiasm for his new role, stating, “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.”

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