International insurtech bolttech today announced the appointment of Dr. Jens Schädler as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Europe. Based in Switzerland, Jens will provide strategic leadership across bolttech’s Europe operations, driving the new and existing market and partnership growth. Taking over from Andrew Cons, Jens’ role is effective immediately.
Jens was most recently Head of Device Protection, Europe, and General Manager, Central Europe, playing an important role in supporting business partners, ranging from international telecommunications operators, and manufacturers and retailers in the consumer electronics and medical device industries, to drive profitable growth.
Previously, Jens was the founder and CEO of i-surance AG, a Europe-based B2B2C digital insurance platform acquired by bolttech in July 2021. Since becoming part of bolttech, Jens has been a key member of the bolttech executive leadership team, driving strategy and business development across the region.
Jens comes with more than 18 years of experience in the telecommunications sector having been a partner at consultancies Bain & Company and Booz Allen Hamilton in Switzerland.
Rob Schimek, Group Chief Executive Officer, bolttech, said, “Since we welcomed the i-surance team to the bolttech family, Jens has established himself as a valuable leader with a strong depth and breadth of understanding of the industry. His expertise in developing game-changing digital insurance solutions is a major asset to bolttech as we continue to build our embedded insurance capabilities across Europe.”
Dr. Jens Schädler commented, “We have enjoyed much success in Europe with the support of our innovative partners and global teams. Our growth in Europe has been phenomenal as we remain committed to helping our partners meet more of their customers’ needs. We are well on track to become the leading insurtech player in embedded insurance in Europe. I am excited to step into this role and together with our amazing team, drive further success for bolttech in Europe.”
bolttech currently operates in 30 markets globally including 19 markets across Europe.