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Shaun Thompson has been appointed as General Manager of Graphic Printing Technologies (GPT). Shaun was one of the founders of GPT and has been the company’s Sales Director since its acquisition by Amari Plastics plc in 2010.

Andy Carroll, Chief Operating Officer for Amari Plastics, comments, “GPT has become one of the UK’s most established and successful wide format printing solutions providers. The company has built a strong reputation based on a heavy focus towards consultancy, training and support as well having solid relationships with key manufacturers. Shaun has always been an instrumental part of GPT’s success and we are delighted that he is now taking the position of General Manager to drive the business forward.”

Shaun has more than 15 years experience in the wide format industry at GPT, AIT, Andersons and Colourgen. He was the co-founder of GPT in 2008 and has been instrumental in its rapid growth to become one of the UK’s premier resellers of solutions from leading manufacturers, such as Mimaki, Agfa, Canon and Epson. Carroll adds, “GPT has significant potential for further growth and is focusing on developing existing and building new relationships with suppliers and customers. The company provides a safe pair of hands for manufacturers looking to increase market share through a highly professional sales and service operation.”

Shaun Thompson adds, “I am delighted to take up this position and look forward to helping the company continue its progress and meet its objectives. We will be looking to grow the business in terms of key personnel that will help us increase sales and maintain our reputation for high class service and support.”