4.1.2024 09:30:00 EET
Gofore has appointed Dr. Marc Fuchs as CEO of the DACH area, i.e. German-speaking Europe, and member of the Group Executive Management Team. He has taken up his position at the beginning of 2024. Fuchs joins Gofore from the director position of digital transformation consultancy Randstad Digital Germany AG. With this appointment, Gofore strengthens its strategic target to grow in German-speaking Europe. The position is new at the company.
Marc Fuchs (51) is responsible for the company’s business and growth in German-speaking Europe. Gofore has 150 employees and offices in 8 locations in the DACH area.
Fuchs has a long and extensive experience in the IT industry in leading German IT and technology companies. He has worked as a Sales, Business and Customer Director and as a consultant, particularly in the digital transformation of the automotive and manufacturing industry.
Prior to joining Gofore, Fuchs was Member of the Executive Management Team of Randstad Digital Germany AG, working as Head of Industries Automotive and Manufacturing. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President of NTT Data Deutschland GmbH, being responsible of BMW account of the IT service provider. Fuchs has also worked at Capgemini as Head of Automotive Sales and Aftersales, leading the business in Germany, USA and China.
He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Natural Sciences at the Technical University of Munich.
“Gofore intends to continue growing its international business in the chosen DACH area, i.e. German-speaking Europe. With Marc’s appointment, we increase our possibilities to grow on the strategic industries Digital Society and Intelligent Industry. Marc has a strong experience on the local market, and he shares a similar human-centred culture and values with us. I warmly welcome Marc to the Executive Management Team and to this important role in executing our strategy”, says Mikael Nylund, CEO of Gofore Group.
”I am impressed by Gofore’s modern Nordic work culture and its targets on Intelligent Industry and Digital Society. A good customer base in the DACH area is an excellent starting point for growing our business. For me, it is important to be part of a community of experts and customers that are doing meaningful and impactful work. I want to support our customers’ growth with innovative offering and strong, confidential cooperation. At Gofore, I see the possibility to contribute to these goals”, says Marc Fuchs.
Gofore’s Digital Society customers in the DACH area include e.g. the German state railway company Deutsche Bahn, Bavarian Agency for Digital Affairs (Bayerische Agentur für Digitales, byte), Spar as well as a major German federal authority. Intelligent Industry customers include e.g. BMW, Skidata, Voith, AGCO and Bosch Rexroth.
“Finland has a great position in the digitalisation of public sector and society, and Gofore has had a significant role in it. I see a lot of possibilities in importing Gofore’s digital transformation expertise to the German public sector. Intelligent Industry plays a key role in increasing our productivity and competitiveness. I believe companies and organisations will increasingly invest in digitalisation and technology”, says Fuchs.
Gofore has been operating in Germany since 2017, as the subsidiary Gofore Germany GmbH was established. After that Gofore has carried out two acquisitions in DACH area: design agency Mangodesign joined Gofore 2019, digitalisation expert and software company eMundo 2022.
Mikael Nylund, CEO, Gofore Plc
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