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May 30, 2022

A third-generation member of hotels and residential development businesses, Doris Sommavilla talks exclusively to Campden FB about family legacy, increasing diversity and planning for the future…

Having felt the aftershocks of her grandfather’s unprepared succession and experienced first-hand the effects of her father’s sudden passing, Doris Sommavilla knows all too well how poor governance can threaten the future of a family business.

A third-generation member of hotels and residential development businesses, Doris’ Italian family have invested their wealth in hospitality, entertainment, residential projects and beyond in Italy, Eastern Europe, and the United States.

July 17, 2021

One of the greatest challenges any business experiences in transforming from a profitable small business to a legacy enterprise is navigating the waters of succession. An effective succession plan requires more than just moving names around on an org chart or a legal charter. To invest in its future, a family enterprise must build the power of its brand.

Many family enterprises develop strong branding around their visionary founders. But what happens to this brand when the next generation assumes leadership? We explore how a family enterprise should build the power of its brand in conjunction with succession planning.

June 22, 2021

When trying to establish cultural fit in your family office, you must first think about your own culture. Defining your own organisational beliefs and the ideal qualities the ideal hire might possess.

When trying to establish cultural fit in your family office, you must first think about your own culture. Defining your own organisational beliefs and the ideal qualities the ideal hire might possess.

It is important to look at the gaps missing in your current resources, not simply from an academic and skills perspective, but also exploring the likes of emotional intelligence (EQ), personality and diversity of thought.

November 8, 2018

Family businesses are being urged to define, strategise and raise public awareness of their guiding principles to give themselves the edge over competitors, especially in an uncertain world.

Family businesses are being urged to define, strategise and raise public awareness of their guiding principles to give themselves the edge over competitors, especially in an uncertain world.

January 1, 2004

“I believe that an objective outsider really can get things addressed. The presence of a camera, oddly enough, also helps”

Melanie Stern is Section Editor of Families in Business magazine.

"I believe that an objective outsider really can get things addressed. The presence of a camera, oddly enough, also helps"

September 1, 2003

There is nothing like working with real family businesses to keep you in touch with the challenges they face

Suzy Bibko is Editor-in-Chief of Families in Business magazine.

There is nothing like working with real family businesses to keep you in touch with the challenges they face

Dr Barbara Murray, founding director of the Centre for Family Enterprise (CFE) at Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland has recently been appointed as Executive Director of the Family Business Network (FBN). In the coming year, she hopes to awaken the 'sleeping giant' and put into practice what the FBN preaches.

April 1, 2003

It’s fun to be around people who care deeply about what they’re doing and helping them discover their own solutions to problems that threaten their family’s heritage is very rewarding indeed

Suzy Bibko is Editor-in-Chief of Families in Business magazine.

It's fun to be around people who care deeply about what they're doing and helping them discover their own solutions to problems that threaten their family's heritage is very rewarding indeed

January 1, 2003

Berit Kjeldsberg (47) is the CEO of R Kjeldsberg AS (established in 1856), an investment company in Trondheim, Norway. The company is engaged in the coffee industry, real estate development and venture investments. Berit is concerned with building good traditions for leading the 5th generation of siblings and cousins into the future

Berit Kjeldsberg (47) is the CEO of R Kjeldsberg AS (established in 1856), an investment company in Trondheim, Norway. The company is engaged in the coffee industry, real estate development and venture investments. Berit is concerned with building good traditions for leading the 5th generation of siblings and cousins into the future

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September 1, 2002

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).

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).

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