Crown Princess presents "Entrepreneur of the Year in Sweden 2008" award

Entrepreneur of the Year: Marjaana Alaviuhkola and Crown Princess Victoria. Photo Jessica Gow/Scanpix

Entrepreneur of the Year: Marjaana Alaviuhkola and Crown Princess Victoria. Photo Jessica Gow/Scanpix

On 13 November, Crown Princess Victoria presented the “Entrepreneur of the Year in Sweden 2008" award. The prize went to Marjaana Alaviuhkola, Halland Animal Hospital

The explanation reads: With long-term commitment and a strong innovative spirit, Sweden's 2008 Entrepreneur of the Year, Marjaana Alaviuhkola, has succeeded in an industry that is untraditional, to say the least. A focused energy derived from a genuine interest, combined with a good measure of creativity and excellent leadership skills have all been instrumental in bringing this entrepreneur and her company this far.