Businesswoman Hilary Devey has received a CBE from the Queen. The former star of Dragon's Den has strong links to the Midlands.
- Hilary once worked at Littlewoods.
- She runs Pall Ex, a Leicestershire based freight company.
- She has an honorary degree from the University of Leicester.
- Hilary lives near Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire.
- Hilary supports the Stroke Association after suffering a near fatal stroke in 2009.
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