Hanni Merete Toosbuy Kasprzak, owner and chairman of Ecco Holding, came in ninth place on the 2010 list of Denmark's richest people, keeping the same rank as in the previous year. Her fortune was assessed at 11,300 million Danish kronor (€1,517m-$2,076m). Her father, Karl-Heinz Toosbuy, founded Ecco in 1963, and his daughter took over the company at his death. Her husband, Dieter Kasprzak, is the company's chief executive.