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Hilary Devey dead: Former Dragons’ Den star dies aged 65

the former Dragons’ Den star Hilary Devey has died at the age of 65, her representatives have confirmed.

The businesswoman and entrepreneur died in Morocco on Saturday after a protracted illness. She was awarded an OBE for services to the transport industry and charity in 2013.

Among the many tributes was one from her fellow former Dragon Theo Paphitis who stated he was “so sad to hear of the passing of the stunning Hilary Devey”.

He added: “She left us all with some unbelievable memories, may she rest in peace. My thoughts are with her family. x”

In addition to appearing on Dragons’ Den, she also presented the Channel 4 series The Intern.

Her charity work included her position as vice president of the Carers Belief and she was additionally a patron of the Stroke Affiliation, having suffered a stroke in 2009.

She made her fortune launching a freight firm Pall-Ex which having sold her house and car to set up grew to have a turnover of more than £100 million.

Talking in 2011, she said she had been proud to “do my half” to assist the nation’s budding entrepreneurs.

She stated: “I might have liked the chance to have stood earlier than the Dragons, and I’ll keep in mind my very own experiences and the realities of working a business today when selecting to assist – or reject – the budding entrepreneurs joining me in the Den.”

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