Toronto, ON (Apr. 29, 2021) – Apollo Insurance coverage Options Ltd., Canada’s main on-line insurance coverage supplier for small companies and people, is happy to announce that Klaus Salchner has joined the Apollo group as Chief Expertise Officer.
Salchner brings over 30 years of software program engineering expertise to Apollo’s expertise group. Most lately, Klaus served as Vice President of Engineering, Buyer Experiences at Realtor.com, a subsidiary of Information Corp (NASDAQ: NWSA), the place he led their improvement group in adopting the most recent in cellular applied sciences, information analytics, and machine studying to their platform’s viewers of over 100 million customers. He’s a seasoned expertise govt with greater than twenty years’ expertise in varied expertise management roles and greater than thirty years within the expertise area.
“Klaus is an unimaginable anchor to the Apollo govt group from a expertise perspective. His depth of information and expertise at scale shall be invaluable as we proceed to construct an enterprise platform throughout the North American market,” stated Apollo CEO Jeff McCann. “His expertise with information, machine studying, and synthetic intelligence for client engagement is a perfect match for Apollo.”
Salchner will proceed to construct on Apollo’s improvement processes, guaranteeing Apollo continues to speed up product builds and person optimizations with brokers in addition to embedded partnerships. He may also present the experience required to implement refined information and AI-driven buyer experiences.
At Apollo, Salchner will work carefully with the remainder of the event group as the corporate continues to execute its mission to turn out to be the “all the things retailer” for on-line insurance coverage merchandise.
“Becoming a member of the Apollo group at this stage of progress is extraordinarily thrilling,” stated Salchner. “There’s a large alternative for expertise to simplify the insurance coverage buying course of for everybody concerned. Enterprise homeowners, shoppers, and brokers need this course of to be digital, with easy and versatile fee choices.”
In January 2021, Apollo introduced the shut of an oversubscribed $13.5 million Sequence A financing spherical. Gravitas Securities Inc. led the financing which resulted in a robust and numerous shareholder base that included Trisura Group Ltd. (TSX: TSU), a world specialty insurance coverage supplier working within the surety, threat options, company insurance coverage and reinsurance segments of the market, and Liberty Mutual Insurance coverage, a Fortune 100 firm that’s the sixth largest world property and casualty insurer primarily based on 2019 gross written premium.
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About Apollo Trade
Apollo is Canada’s main on-line insurance coverage firm. Our proprietary platform, the Apollo Trade, permits insurance coverage brokers and their prospects to buy their coverage instantly, from wherever, on any system, 24/7. Not like conventional paper-based processes, Apollo leverages intensive information and complicated algorithms to cite, acquire fee, and problem insurance policies for hundreds of varieties of small companies and people with out human intervention. By conventional brokers and embedded finance partnerships, Apollo is redefining the distribution of insurance coverage. For extra data, go to apollocover.com.
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