The Business Senate for Enterprise

Genesis Member

Dr Marilyn Orcharton

A qualified dentist, Marilyn ran her own dental practice for 12 years before selling it and founding Denplan in 1986 which grew to become the leading dental healthcare scheme in the UK.
Following the sale of Denplan to PPP in 1993, Marilyn founded Kite Consultants and, the first business-to-business website for the medical professions.Marilyn became the first female President of the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce in 1998, was honoured as one of the Leading Women Entrepreneurs of the World in 1999 and received the Medal of Honour from the British Dental Association in 2000.
An active supporter of small businesses and start-ups, Marilyn is a Director of the Small Business Bureau and was appointed to the board of The Genesis Initiative in 2006.


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