Global Inkjet Systems appoints Debbie Thorp as Business Development Director


Global Inkjet Systems (GIS), a leading developer of integrated printhead operating systems, today announced the appointment of Debbie Thorp as Business Development Director.

Ms. Thorp has worked in digital printing for over 20 years, including more than 10 years in senior positions at digital printing consultancies such as IT Strategies. She has also held executive management positions at Xaar plc, where she was Head of Group Marketing in the period immediately following the company’s IPO; AIP Ltd, where she led the business development function of this joint venture between The Technology Partnership and Research Labs of Australia; and most recently as VP EMEA Operations at iTi Corporation.

“GIS are well-positioned to expand their presence in the industrial inkjet market. They have a strong portfolio of products with electronics and software drivers for prototype systems and ink developers to highly powerful multi-printhead production presses. They already cover the main printhead technologies and are actively investing in R&D for next generation products,” said Ms. Thorp.

Nick Geddes, Managing Director commented: “Debbie’s market knowledge and global contacts will strengthen the GIS executive team and her vision will help define the company’s strategic development as we enter an exciting new phase of growth.”

About GIS
Founded in 2006, GIS has rapidly expanded to become a leading developer of fully integrated printhead operating systems. GIS Print Manager Boards, Head Personality Boards, Printer Driver and User Interface Software are designed to work reliably in rugged industrial settings and are currently being used in key industrial printing applications such as label printing, textile printing and wide format graphics.



For further information, please contact:
Nick Geddes, Managing Director
Tel: +44 (0)1223 421 522

Debbie Thorp, Business Development Director
Tel: +44 (0) 7967 461 931 


Global Inkjet Systems provides industry leading technology to system builders integrating industrial inkjet printheads.

Global Inkjet Systems Ltd (GIS)