Maarit Toivanen-Koivisto is the Chairman of the Finnish company Onninen Oy, one of the leading technical wholesale companies in the Baltic Sea region. Maarit, a fourth generation family member, has been actively working in the family business since the late 1970s. Maarit is married to Ilkka, and has four children: Erik (16), Martina (14), Martti (8) and Henrik (5).
David Bartal’s book, The Empire, tells the story of a powerful Swedish family with controlling interests in most major areas of industry. But little is known about this publicity-shy dynasty and sources appear to be thin on the ground