Pall-Ex Founder and Dragon’s Den Star Hilary Devey dies aged 65

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Hilary Devey, who founded freight distribution business Pall-Ex in 1996 and later found national fame as a Dragons’ Den star, has passed away aged 65 after a long illness.

She made her fortune launching the palletised freight network Pall-Ex, which she eventually sold in 2019.

An appearance on The Secret Millionaire in 2008 led to her becoming a part of Dragon’s Den in 2011 and 2012.

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