With effect from October 1, 2006 Joachim Gucker has been appointed COO for ARS. Before this, he was responsible as head of sales and marketing for the company. Before 1999 he was sales manager and the managing director’s assistant. ARS is a consulting organisation and systems integrator based in Munich, Germany, specialized in IBM Software and underpinning technologies. The company has been awarded the Premier Business Partner status for IBM software for 20 years in sequence.
Mr. Gucker joined ARS with his IBM background in early 1997. His specialties have since then remained IBM software and IBM license management consulting services, i.e. training, ranging from basic to superior workshops, as well as consulting and license optimization services for for distributed platforms (Linux, UNIX and Windows) and the IBM mainframe. Joachim Gucker was born in 1971. He graduated in computer sciences and business sciences at Technical University Munich in 1996. During his studies he worked in different departments at IBM Germany.