Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak makes her debut among the world's richest, nearly 50 years after her father first started making shoes.
The story began nearly a half century ago. That’s when Hanni's father, Karl Toosbuy, gave up his secure job managing a shoe factory in Copenhagen to strike out on his own.
He had a clear vision, namely to make functional, comfortable shoes designed to fit the foot.
Toosbuy turned that simple idea into global shoe brand Ecco. He died in 2004 but his legend lives on in his company, thanks largely to his daughter, who is chairman and owner of Ecco