Martin Schultheiss has been appointed as chief commercial officer at insurtech company Uinsure.

Schultheiss was formerly group managing director at Sesame Bankhall Group.

Following regulatory approval, Schultheiss will be responsible for driving Uinsure’s next phase of growth.

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Simon Taylor, chief executive officer at Uinsure, said: “With so many exciting plans for the business, Martin’s experience and skills are just what we need to lead our strategy and operations to help us to deliver our vision.

“Martin’s extensive leadership experience, passion for delivery and track record of fostering a culture of continuous improvement and innovation will ensure that Uinsure leverages its fullest potential for growth.

“It is a pleasure to welcome Martin to our executive team and board.”

“We have been busy this year adding to an unrivalled team of individual expertise and talent, including a number of developers, that collectively will work to create the future of home insurance in the intermediary sector.

“Martin’s appointment is a key role to help us achieve our future plans and direction.”

Schultheiss commented oh his appointment: “I’m truly excited to join a leading insurtech business.

“Uinsure is a company that has shown outstanding performance in the past and significant growth ambition for the future.

“The most critical point to highlight is that they have done this using technology and by obsessing about good customer outcomes.

“I have already experienced how innovative, agile and capable it is at delivering first-class customer and adviser insurance experiences.

“I’m looking forward to progressing Uinsure’s vision in collaboration with our key partners, advisers and the superbly talented team here at Uinsure.”