Are you convinced of our digital advantages?

We are the ones who can make your life easier.

ottonova is a rapidly growing team of over 100 committed employees who do their utmost for our customers. This includes fair plans, lightning-fast reimbursements, and innovative features such as our telehealth appointments. Our customers always take center stage.

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Who is behind ottonova?

Dr. Roman Rittweger

Dr. Roman Rittweger

Founder & CEO

As a doctor, Roman plays a vital role at ottonova. He contributes his many years of medical expertise to our plans.

Sebastian Scheerer

Sebastian Scheerer

Founder & Chief Design Officer

The designer is the creative mastermind among the founders. He ensures an intuitive and all-around engaging digital customer experience.

Frank Birzle

Frank Birzle

Founder

The IT specialist and founder was responsible for the basic technological framework of the company until the beginning of 2019.

Dr. Roman Rittweger

Dr. Roman Rittweger

Founder & CEO

As a doctor, Roman plays a vital role at ottonova. He contributes his many years of medical expertise to our plans.

Peter Bauer

Peter Bauer

Chief Information Officer

Peter strengthens the ottonova executive team as a CIO. He is responsible for the product and IT divisions.

Martin Betzwieser

Martin Betzwieser

Chief Financial Officer

With his many years of experience in e-commerce, Martin heads the company's finance department.

Jesko David Kannenberg

Jesko David Kannenberg

Chief Marketing and Sales Officer

Jesko, a multichannel expert, takes care of innovative marketing and sales experiences around our products.

Dr. Bernhard Brühl

Dr. Bernhard Brühl

Chief Operating Officer

As COO, Bernhard focuses on customer service and plan development.

Andreas Katzig

Andreas Katzig

Chief Technical Officer

Andreas is responsible for the basic technological framework and its development, to make our services even better.

Prof. Dr. Herbert Henzler

Prof. Dr. Herbert Henzler

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Herbert Henzler has decades of experience in the finance and investment industry. He currently works as a senior advisor for an investment bank.

Christoph Baur

Christoph Baur

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board

The insurance salesman and economist Christoph Baur contributes his expertise from over 30 years of experience in the finance and insurance industry.

Our key milestones.

Since entering the market, we have launched several plans, won numerous awards, and provided innovative features and services. We are particularly proud of our outstanding level of customer satisfaction.

01.12.2015

ottonova is founded

20.06.2017

We've got it: the license from the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin).

16.10.2017

We are pioneers: we offer our policyholders telehealth appointments.

04.04.2018
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We launch our expat plan.

02.09.2018
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We launch our satisfaction guarantee and are the only private health insurance company to fight against blocked old-age provisions!

17.01.2019

We set up a joint venture with GlobalSide to advance digitization in the insurance industry.

01.05.2019
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Stiftung Warentest selects supplementary dental plan as test winner

01.11.2019

ottonova closes a financing round for 50 million euros

01.01.2020

ottonova opens new location in Cologne

02.02.2020

The health X customer program launches

28.07.2020
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Check24 exclusively offers the new civil servant tariff

2015 Today

Key figures that set us apart.

120

Employees

4,8

stars awarded our customers in the Appstore for our mobile apps

0,5

Winner mark from Stiftung Warentest for our dental tariff

1627

Days without premium increase for our tariffs

Find the right tariff

Just a few clicks to your new insurance. By the way: Thanks to the satisfaction guarantee, you don't run any financial risk.

What our customers say

In the end, it all comes down to what you think about ottonova.

A great vision needs people to implement it.

Do you want to drive digitization in health insurance? Then you've come to the right place!