LONDON Imaging Technology International (iTi), a designer and manufacturer of industrial ink jet systems headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, is opening of an office at the St John's Innovation Centre in Cambridge and appointed Debbie Thorp as Vice-President of EMEA Operations.
Thorp has worked in digital printing for 17 years, including more than 10 years in senior positions at digital printing consultancies such as Pivotal Resources, CAP Ventures and IT Strategies. She has also held senior management positions at Xaar plc, where she was Head of Group Marketing, and AIP ltd where she led the business development function of this joint venture between The Technology Partnership and Research Laboratories of Australia.
R. Bruce Morgan, CEO of iTi, said, “Europe represents over 25 percent of our turnover so opening an office here is an essential move to support our growing customer base. Cambridge is an ideal location given its status as a centre of ink jet development and innovation in Europe, and the appointment of Debbie to our management team demonstrates our strong commitment to our international customers.”
Nigel Berry, Finance Director and Deputy Chief Executive of Xaar, added, “iTi is a strategic partner of Xaar in the area of industrial ink jet development, and having them as a neighbor will help strengthen our ties in core inkjet integration, development, and production markets.”