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Wefox Appoints Former Klarna Exec Hanna Jacobsson To Board

wefox has appointed fintech leader and former Klarna Chief Risk Officer, Hanna Jacobsson, to the Board, to chair insurtech’s Risk Committee

Hanna Jacobsson has been named to the Board of Directors of wefox, a Berlin-based digital insurance company. Jacobsson will take over as chair of the insurtech’s Risk Committee as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.

Jacobsson’s appointment to the Board of Directors is part of the company’s scale and growth plan. “As we continue to quadruple our revenues and keep our focus on growth with a clear road to profitability, we are also strengthening our Board with the hiring of Hanna, who is a senior fintech specialist with essential experience,” said Julian Teicke, CEO and founder of wefox. Hanna’s addition to our Board of Directors, as well as her leadership of our Risk Committee, will surely aid us in achieving our strategic goals, which include restoring insurance’s original purpose and reducing risk. “Protect people from unforeseen calamities and provide assistance when they are in need.”

Wefox seeks to scale its insurance propositions

Jacobsson has vast experience in both insurance and fintech. She began her career as an actuary who specialised in finance, serving as vice CFO at Skandia and group CFO at Nordea Life and Pensions. She later increased her responsibilities by joining Klarna as Chief Risk Officer. She has a solid reputation in the industry and is well-liked and recognised in her area. Her ideals, experiences, and skill set are beneficial to both established companies and fast-growing scale-ups like Wefox.

“Wefox is challenging and reshaping the world of insurance,” Jacobsson remarked of her new position. It has done so by emphasising the importance of people in the business.

“I am excited to play a role in moving insurance to the next level by making it more transparent and relevant to today’s developing customer by embracing technology to assist clients avoid risk,” she added.

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