Meet the dedicated
team of advanco

Meet the team that provides comprehensive,
all-encompassing, and mission-critical

Executive Chairman

Rami Cassis London, England

Rami is Chairman at advanco, which is owned by Parabellum Investments, his family office. He is a hands-on international growth investor with a history of leading & managing companies ranging from multinational corporates to lower mid-market firms. He has extensive experience across a range of sectors, including financial services, enterprise software, pharmaceuticals, business services, and most recently, fashion.

His current other investments include automation firm, Parseq; digital transformation firm, ieDigital; digital transformation expert, MajorKey; risk management solutions firm, Razor Risk; and luxury fashion retailer, Hervia. He is Chairman at each of these companies.

During his tenure as Chairman of advanco, he has helped the company become one of the globe’s leading forces in Level 3 and Level 4 item-level serialisation.

Previously he has held a number of executive positions with corporations, including Chairman, CEO, COO, and Operations Director, and brings insight from this experience to all Parabellum Investments’ portfolio companies.

Rami holds degrees in Aerospace Engineering and Pure and Applied Mathematics; both gained at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, where he was also awarded the university medal for the best undergraduate engineering thesis.


Alf Goebel San Francisco, USA & Brussels, Belgium

Alf Goebel has been the CEO of advanco since 2019. He has overseen a significant period of expansion in advanco’s evolution, firmly establishing it as one of the globe’s leading providers of levels 2 to 5 item level serialization for the pharmaceutical sector.

Alf is a senior enterprise software sales, marketing & product executive, with over 25 years‘ enterprise software industry experience. He has strong operational experience, specializing in high growth businesses in Europe and the US. He has extensive experience with Global Partnerships in the SAP eco system. He also was a partner at Lupo Ventures and has held senior executive positions at several leading technology companies, including Snow Software, MSC Software and Software AG.

An internationally-recognized expert on regulated track and trace, Alf is an established industry commentator and speaks at pharmaceutical and serialization events across the world. He is also a board member of OPEN-SCS, the industry body responsible for promoting common standards across the pharmaceutical serialization sector.

Alf is resident in Silicon Valley and divides his time between Silicon Valley and Europe.

Chief Revenue Officer

Dr. Erich Buergel Frankfurt, Germany

Erich joined advanco from Siemens Digital Industries Software, where he was the Vice President of DACH’s (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland) GSCS division, and CEO of Siemens Industry Software GmbH, Germany. He brings more than three decades of experience in the successful implementation of complex software solutions.

Director of Strategic Customers

Hasan Verinç Istanbul, Turkey

Hasan has more than 16 years of experience in pharmaceutical IT projects worldwide. He specialized in product identification and serialization technologies to support traceability, tracking, brand protection, claims verification, customer loyalty, and secure supply chain.

Director of Software Development

Gökçe Güven Istanbul, Turkey

Gökçe has 20 years of work experience as a software developer on multiple projects. He has been responsible for software development and management of serialization projects at advanco since 2016.

Director of Support, IT and QA

Naira Kulayeva Istanbul, Turkey

Naira joined advanco in 2018. She is responsible for managing advanco’s support processes by playing a primary role in identifying the best technical solution to meet the requirements of customers’ serialization needs in accordance with international regulations

General Counsel

Alan Chan London, England

Alan provides legal advice and strategic support to advanco. He is also General Counsel and Company Secretary of Parabellum Investments and Parseq.

Chief Financial Officer

Robert Littlewood London, England

Robert is the Chief Financial Officer of Parabellum Investments and its portfolio of companies. A Chartered Accountant (FCA), Robert qualified at the large independent practice, BHP, prior to spending four years at PwC’s North Assurance practice, working with a wide mix of clients.

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