Christian Ollig

Christian Ollig

Managing Director, Private Equity

Christian Ollig (Frankfurt) joined KKR in 2008 and is the Head of KKR in Germany. At KKR, Mr. Ollig has played a significant role in KKR’s investments in Wild Flavors, Cognita, Hertha BSC, Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik AG (WMF), Hensoldt (fka Airbus Defense Electronics) and the acquisition of Upfield (fka Unilever's plant-based baking, cooking and spreading business). Prior to joining KKR, he was a vice president at Lehman Brothers in the mergers & acquisitions group, and the media group in Frankfurt and New York. At Lehman he was involved in a range of KKR investments, including SBS Broadcasting, ProSiebenSat.1 and Kion. He holds an M.B.A. (Diplom-Kaufmann) with distinction from the University of Cologne and London Business School.