OBE for Zeta Specialist Lighting’s supremo
Phil Shadbolt, Chairman of Bicester-based Zeta Specialist Lighting is among those honoured with OBEs in the 2016 New Year honours, he has been recognised for services to Business and Innovation.
Phil Shadbolt set up Zeta Specialist Lighting from scratch and the company, which marked its 25th anniversary in 2014, champions its ‘made in the UK’ mantra and strives to ensure that the UK remains at the forefront of technological innovation.
Zeta was one of only eight firms selected to set-up a display stand and exhibit its products to The Queen and Prince Philip at an event organised by Prince Andrew in conjunction with the Technology Strategy Board, which was attended by 350 fast moving technology companies last year. The company was also selected to showcase its offer at Innovate 2015, the multi-sector technology showcase with global reach.
Under Phil’s stewardship, Zeta has received a number of prestigious awards including five DTI SMART Awards, the Integration Technology Export Award at the 2014 Cherwell Valley Business Awards, and a Silver Scoot Headline Award, which recognises and rewards the successes and achievements of British businesses, large and small. In addition, its Zeta Bespoke Solar Signage Kit, a custom-made solution for lighting outdoor totems and monoliths, was named Sign Product of the Year at the 2014 British Sign Awards.
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