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Sigma director and pharmacist honoured in Queen’s Birthday List 2019


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By Beth Kennedy
Editor in chief

10 Jun 2019

Pharmacist and director of the wholesaler Sigma Pharmaceuticals Plc Bharat Shah has been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday List 2019.

Mr Shah will be made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for ‘services to business, economic growth, exporting, the independent pharmacy sector and philanthropy’, it was announced today (10 June).

After graduating with a first class degree in pharmacy from the University of Bath, Mr Shah opened his first pharmacy in 1975, moving into wholesaling a few years later.

Mr Shah said ‘I am truly humbled by this honour and have been left completely speechless. 

‘It is beyond anything that I could have imagined and I hope I can live up to this high accolade bestowed upon me.’


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