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News Release

16 January 2020

Off to a great start!

Cambridge UK, 16 January 2020: One of the first duties for Global Graphics’ new CEO Mike Rottenborn was to collect a Cambridgeshire Limited Award from Grant Thornton, an initiative that is now in its eighth year and which gives an insight into the performance of the Cambridgeshire business community.

Compiled annually, Cambridgeshire Limited analyses the financial performance of Cambridgeshire’s 100 largest companies which have their principal place of business and management in the county. It provides a yardstick against which the county can assess its economic performance and businesses can benchmark themselves against their peers.

From its head office in Cambourne, Global Graphics develops platforms for digital inkjet printing, with one of its subsidiary companies, Meteor Inkjet, also based locally in Harston.   The Company’s award-winning software solutions are sold around the world.

Mike Rottenborn took up the role of CEO on 1st January 2020 from outgoing CEO Gary Fry who leaves at the end of January to pursue other avenues in the printing and publishing software industry.

Pictured at Global Graphics’ Cambourne head office are (l to r): Stuart Davies and Hannah Cooke from Grant Thornton presenting Global Graphics’ recently appointed CEO Mike Rottenborn with the Cambridgeshire Limited award, alongside Global Graphics’ outgoing CEO, Gary Fry who leaves at the end of January.

About Global Graphics

Through its operating subsidiaries, Global Graphics PLC is a leading developer of platforms for digital inkjet printing and type design and development. Customers for digital inkjet technology include press manufacturers such as HP, Canon, Durst, Roland, Hymmen and Mark Andy.  Those for font design include numerous international brands, from manufacturers such as Mercedes Benz and Siemens, to digital media and epublishing companies.  Global Graphics PLC is headquartered in Cambridge UK.  Its subsidiary companies are printing software developers Global Graphics Software; the type foundry, URW Type Foundry, the industrial printhead driver solutions specialists, Meteor Inkjet; and the pre-press software specialists Xitron.


Jill Taylor, Corporate Communications Director
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