Deborah Chester (entrepreneur)

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Deborah Chester
Nottingham, England
Other namesDeb Chester
OccupationEntrepreneur, inventor
Years active2003-present
Known forCEO of RimPro-Tec

Deborah Chester is a British entrepreneur and inventor based in Auckland, New Zealand.[1][2] Chester is better known as the CEO of RimPro-Tec, an award-winning wheel protection system with patents.[3][4] In April 2017, she was named EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women by Ernst & Young.[5]

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.[6][7] 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.[8][9]

Accolades[change | change source]

  • EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women by EY Ernst & Young, 2017
  • Bayer award Finalist Innovation, 2011 for RimPro-Tec[10]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Couples in business: Deborah and Chris Chester". NZ Herald. 11 October 2012. Retrieved 6 September 2018.
  2. "Wheel transit protector". Patents Google. 16 June 2009. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  3. "Wheel protector gets up to speed". Stuff. Retrieved 6 September 2018.
  4. "RimPro-Tec (Wheel Band) Patents". Retrieved 6 September 2018.
  5. "Meet New Zealand's Entrepreneurial Winning Women for 2017". Ernst & Young. Retrieved 6 September 2018.
  6. "FIVE MINUTES with Deborah Chester, CEO and Co-Founder RimPro-Tec World Wide Limited" (PDF). Auckland Chamber. Retrieved 6 September 2018.
  7. "Curb Rash Problem Solved With Rim Protection Product From RimPro-Tec". Press Advantage. Retrieved 6 September 2018.
  8. "Small business: Vitamin water for dogs". NZ Herald. 31 January 2013. Retrieved 6 September 2018.
  9. "Mineralna woda tylko dla psa!" (in Polish). Retrieved 6 September 2018.
  10. "Vend takes top honours at innovation celebration, as The Journal flies marketing flag". StopPress. 25 October 2011. Retrieved 6 September 2018.

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