U.S.-based specialty substrate leader GPA has named Craig Surette as its new Toner Fusion Market Director. In his new role, he’ll serve as a resident expert and work to add new and innovative substrates that can advance the capabilities of GPA’s customers with toner digital press equipment. This will help GPA reinforce its service to the toner digital market, and help its customers grow their business and break into new vertical markets.
Surette comes to GPA with over 20 years of business development and leadership experience in the graphic arts industry. For the past six years, he served as Vice President of Sales at Kernow North America. He also spent 10 years with Avery Dennison in its Business Media, Fasson, and Office Products Divisions where he acted as Group Manager of Strategic Alliances and e-Business. Surette completed his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics at the University of Western Ontario and earned an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto.
GPA is a major source for specialty substrates and solutions for offset, digital, wide-format and desktop printing. Products include coated and uncoated papers, pressure-sensitive and specialty papers, synthetic films and substrates exclusively engineered for HP Indigo and other digital presses. GPA is an HP Indigo Preferred Partner and a Diamond Partner of Dscoop (Digital Solutions Cooperative).