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Hilary Devey, Dragons’ Den Entrepreneur, Dies Aged 65


Former Dragons’ Den star Hilary Devey has died on the age of 65, her publicist has confirmed.

The entrepreneur died at her vacation residence in Morocco on Saturday, together with her consultant telling The Mirror she had been ailing “for a while”.

Hilary was recognized for her stint on the BBC’s enterprise present Dragons’ Den, serving as an investor between 2011 and 2012.

The products distribution community boss had first appeared on Channel 4′s Secret Millionaire in 2008, earlier than happening to current The Enterprise Inspector for Channel 5 in 2010.

Hilary was known for her stint on Dragons' Den
Hilary was recognized for her stint on Dragons’ Den

After leaving Dragons’ Den, Hilary, who was awarded an CBE in 2013 for providers to the transport trade and to charity, hosted The Intern and Working The Store for Channel 4.

She additionally served as an everyday panellist on ITV’s Unfastened Girls in 2015.

Fellow Dragon Theo Paphitis was amongst those that paid tribute on Twitter, writing: “So unhappy to listen to of the passing of the beautiful Hilary Devey.

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

Hilary based the multimillion-pound freight distribution enterprise Pall-Ex, after promoting her residence and automobile within the Nineteen Nineties to finance it.

Her charity work included her place as vice chairman of the Carers Belief and he or she was additionally a patron of the Stroke Affiliation, having herself suffered a stroke in 2009.

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