Guerillascope is delighted to announce the appointment of UK
businessman Chris Cole as our new chairman.
Chris joins one of the UK’s fastest-growing TV advertising agencies
and will bring his proven track record of successfully growing
In 2012 he was instrumental in the merger between WSP Group plc
and a Canadian public company, GENIVAR, where the former was
acquired by the latter in one of the biggest deals of the year.
Having served as CEO of WSP Group since its IPO in 1987, Chris is
now Non-Executive Chairman of the enlarged company, WSP Global
Inc., which operates worldwide with 15,000 employees. In addition
Chris is Non-Executive Chairman of Ashtead Group plc, which has
recently become a FTSE 100 business. He is also Senior
Non-Executive Director of the renewable energy generator, Infinis
Energy plc, which quoted on the London Stock Exchange following a
successful IPO in November 2013.
In 2011 Chris was recognised for his innovation and leadership with
the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for
Consultancy & Engineering (ACE), of which he is now Chairman.
Chris’s insight, experience and drive are a welcome addition to
Guerillascope, which is already a company full of confidence after
what has been another successful year in 2013.
Commenting on his appointment as Chairman and objectives for the
future, Chris said: “I am excited to be joining this young,
enthusiastic team and look forward to helping them grow even
further. We want to see this business recognised as the leader within