Former Dragons’ Den star Hilary Devey dies aged 65 after lengthy sickness

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Former Dragons’ Den star Hilary Devey has died on the age of 65.

The English businesswoman and entrepreneur died in Morocco on Saturday following an extended sickness, her PR agent confirmed on Sunday.

Ms Devey was made an OBE in 2013 for providers to the transport business and to charity.

She was recognized for showing on the long-running BBC investing present Dragons’ Den earlier than leaving to current the Channel 4 sequence The Intern.

Fellow ‘Dragon’ Theo Paphitis paid tribute to Ms Devey, saying: “So unhappy to listen to of the passing of the stunning Hilary Devey.

“She left us all with some implausible recollections, might she relaxation in peace. My ideas are along with her household.”

Ms Devey made her fortune launching Pall-Ex, a palletised freight community, which grew into a world community with a mixed turnover of over £100m.

She additionally campaigned for numerous charities together with serving as Vice President of The Carers Belief, in addition to being a patron for The Stroke Affiliation and Recent Begin – New Beginnings.

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