Johannes Huth

Johannes Huth

Member & Head of KKR EMEA

Johannes P. Huth (London) joined KKR in 1999 and is a Member of KKR and Head of KKR's operations in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He has participated in investments including Wincor Nixdorf, Zumtobel, Demag Holdings, MTU Aero Engines, DSD, Selenia, Kion Group, NXP Semiconductors, Pro7 Sat1, BMG, Wild, Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik AG (WMF) and SoftwareOne AG. He is currently Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of NXP BV. He is also a member of the Board of SoftwareOne AG, member of the Supervisory Board of GEG German Estate Group AG, member of the Board of Cognita Ltd, member of the Board of GfK SE, and member of the Supervisory Board of Airbus DS Electronics & Border Security GmbH (Hensoldt). Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Huth was a member of Investcorp’s Management Committee and was also responsible for the firm’s operations in Europe. Previously, he was with Salomon Brothers, where he was a vice president in the mergers and acquisitions departments in London and New York. Mr. Huth holds a B.Sc with highest honors from the London School of Economics and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. He is Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Design Museum, trustee of the Staedel Museum in Frankfurt, a trustee of The Education Endowment Foundation, a member of the Global Advisory Board of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, visiting fellow to Oxford University, fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and member of the Conseil d'Administration of Les Arts Decoratifs, Paris.

KKR’s Approach: Private Equity in the EMEA Region