MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FOXO Technologies Inc. (NYSEAM: FOXO), a technology platform company whose products and services aim to address longstanding core problems in the life insurance industry through epigenetic longevity research, announced today that Jon Sabes has been fired as the company’s chief executive officer and chairman of the board . The board has appointed Tyler Danielson, the company’s chief technology officer, as interim chief executive officer and Bret Barnes as chairman of the board. The company has initiated a search process to identify its next chief executive officer. Mr. Danielson will also continue in his role as Chief Technology Officer.
Mr. Danielson has served as the Company’s and its predecessor’s Chief Technology Officer since 2020. From 2019 to 2020, Mr. Danielson was Product Owner of the DXO Platform at one of the largest global grocery retailers. Prior to that, Mr. Danielson worked as a User Interface Software Architect at a large financial services company from 2015 to 2019. Mr. Danielson holds a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s degree from Luther College.
“I am honored by this appointment and want to express my sincere dedication and unwavering commitment to serving the company and its shareholders,” said Mr. Danielson. “I look forward to working with the Board and management team to ensure a smooth transition and look forward to continuing to advance our goal of making healthy longevity fundamental to the insurance industry.
Mr. Barnes has served as a director since September 13, 2022, the date on which the company (formerly known as Delwinds Insurance Acquisition Corp.) completed its business combination with FOXO Technologies Inc. (now a wholly owned subsidiary of the company known as FOXO). Technologies Operating Company).
The Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors will meet shortly to determine the compensation to be paid to Mr. Danielson in connection with his appointment as interim Chief Executive Officer.
FOXO also announces that Steve Sabes has resigned as Chief Operating Officer effective November 14, 2022.
In addition, FOXO announces that it will file with the SEC an extension of its quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended September 30, 2022.
About FOXO Technologies Inc. (“FOXO”)
FOXO is a technology platform company focused on commercializing the science of longevity through products and services for the life insurance industry. FOXO’s epigenetic technology applies AI to DNA methylation to identify molecular biomarkers of human health and aging. FOXO seeks to modernize the life insurance industry by simplifying the consumer underwriting journey with saliva-based biomarkers and enhancing the consumer life insurance value proposition with the FOXO Longevity Report™. For more information about FOXO, visit www.foxotechnologies.com. For more information on FOXO LIFE, visit www.foxolife.com. For investor information and updates, please visit https://foxotechnologies.com/investors/.
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