Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak

About Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak

Birth Year: 1957
Birth Place: Haderslev, Denmark, Denmark
Residence: Haderslev, Denmark
Known for: Owner and chair of ECCO
Board member of: Sydbank
Spouse(s): Dieter Kasprzak
Children: 2: André and Anna
Parent(s): Karl Toosbuy

Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak

Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak was born on 1957 in Haderslev, Denmark, Denmark. Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak is the owner and chairman of $1.3 billion (sales) Danish shoe manufacturer, ECCO. The company typically sells more than 20 million pairs of shoes annually, each one apparently touched by 210 pairs of hands before it reaches the consumer. ECCO, which today has over 1,300 stores, was founded by Toosbuy Kasprzak's late father, Karl Toosbuy, in 1963. She joined the family business straight out of school and worked in different departments to learn the ropes; she was a quality controller in India for a time. After a stint in Germany, she returned to Denmark in 1997 and took over as chairman. Her husband, Dieter Kasprzak, a onetime designer, was the president of the company for over a decade; he handed over daily operations of the company to Steen Borgholm, former CFO, in 2016. Their son André is a professional golfer, and daughter Anna is a dressage rider.
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Hanni Toosbuy was born in 1957. Her Father, Karl Toosbuy, founded ECCO in 1963.


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." After India, she went to Germany but returned to Denmark in 1997 as ECCO chairman.


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.


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

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