Deborah Chester (entrepreneur)
|Other names||Deb Chester|
|Known for||CEO of RimPro-Tec|
Deborah Chester is a British entrepreneur and inventor based in Auckland, New Zealand. Chester is better known as the CEO of RimPro-Tec, an award-winning wheel protection system with patents. In April 2017, she was named EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women by Ernst & Young.
Career[change | change source]
Chester was born in Nottingham. She was raised in a small town in Lincolnshire, England. In 2003, her family moved to New Zealand’s North Island. In 2007, she co-founded RimPro-Tec, a manufacturer of rim protection and wheel style products. Notably in October 2011, Chester was a Bayer award Finalist Innovation 2011. She is also known for developing a vitamin pet product called K9H20 with Massy University.
Accolades[change | change source]
- EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women by EY Ernst & Young, 2017
- Bayer award Finalist Innovation, 2011 for RimPro-Tec
References[change | change source]
- "Couples in business: Deborah and Chris Chester". NZ Herald. 11 October 2012. Retrieved 6 September 2018.
- "Wheel transit protector". Patents Google. 16 June 2009. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
- "Wheel protector gets up to speed". Stuff. Retrieved 6 September 2018.
- "RimPro-Tec (Wheel Band) Patents". ideaconnection.com. Retrieved 6 September 2018.
- "Meet New Zealand's Entrepreneurial Winning Women for 2017". Ernst & Young. Retrieved 6 September 2018.
- "FIVE MINUTES with Deborah Chester, CEO and Co-Founder RimPro-Tec World Wide Limited" (PDF). Auckland Chamber. Retrieved 6 September 2018.
- "Curb Rash Problem Solved With Rim Protection Product From RimPro-Tec". Press Advantage. Retrieved 6 September 2018.
- "Small business: Vitamin water for dogs". NZ Herald. 31 January 2013. Retrieved 6 September 2018.
- "Mineralna woda tylko dla psa!" (in Polish). Zpazurem.pl. Retrieved 6 September 2018.
- "Vend takes top honours at innovation celebration, as The Journal flies marketing flag". StopPress. 25 October 2011. Retrieved 6 September 2018.