Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak

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Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak
Born
Hanni Toosbuy

1957
ResidenceHaderslev, Denmark
NationalityDanish
Known forOwner and chair of ECCO
Net worthUS$2.8 billion (November 2015)[1]
Board member ofSydbank
Spouse(s)Dieter Kasprzak
Children2: André and Anna
Parent(s)Karl Toosbuy

Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak (born 1957) is a Danish billionaire, the owner and chair of ECCO, the Danish shoe company which was founded by her father in 1963.

Early life[edit]

Hanni Toosbuy was born in 1957.[1] Her father, Karl Toosbuy, founded ECCO in 1963.[1]

Career[edit]

Kasprzak joined ECCO on completing her school education. When she was only 21, she complied with her father's request to work in quality control in India. "I spent more than a year there," she explained. "Learning at the factory level is possibly the best way to understand a business."[2] After India, she went to Germany but returned to Denmark in 1997 as ECCO chairman.[3]

Since March 2014, she has also been a member of Sydbank's advisory board.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Toosbuy is married to Dieter Kasprzak, who has served as ECCO's president since 2004. Their son, André, is a golfer and their daughter, Anna, practices dressage.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "#690 Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak". Forbes. Retrieved 2 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak and Dieter Kasprzak" (PDF). EY: Global Family Business Center of Excellence. Retrieved 7 September 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved 7 September 2015.