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Chris Stanley appointed Managing Director of MASS

Posted 14 August 2017 · Add Comment

Cohort plc has appointed Chris Stanley as the new Managing Director of MASS, its defence technology subsidiary specialising in cyber, secure information systems, electronic warfare operational support (EWOS), training and contract research and development.


 
Chris (above) joined MASS in 2007 as EWOS and Cyber Director and has been filling the role of Interim Managing Director since April this year.
 
Cohort Chief Executive Andy Thomis commented: “Chris has a proven track record as a business leader in the sector. His considerable experience and performance in his recent role as interim Managing Director convinced us he was the right person for the role and we are confident that MASS will continue to grow under his leadership.” 
 
After graduating from the Leicester University with a BSc in Astrophysics and obtaining a Masters in Microwave Solid State Physics from the University of Portsmouth, Chris started his career designing radar systems and antennas for Racal Defence before spending six years developing radar and IR countermeasures for the RAF at the EW Operational Support Establishment. Chris then spent four years as the Mathematical Modelling Group Manager at GEC Avionics, designing and developing advanced radar systems. During this time, he also gained an MBA from Henley Management College. Chris spent six years managing the Technical Services business unit in VT Group before moving to MASS in December 2007.
 
He commented: “MASS has a great culture, a strong team and fantastic capabilities for the markets and customers that we serve. I am determined that we will maintain our momentum and achieve our ambitious growth plans through our current and future offerings.”
 

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