Johannes Huth

Johannes Huth

Partner & Head of KKR EMEA

Johannes P. Huth (London) joined KKR in 1999 and is a Partner of KKR and Head of KKR's operations in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He is also a member of the Inclusion and Diversity Council. 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), SoftwareOne AG, Upfield, ETL, Hensoldt AG, Axel Springer SE, Coty Inc. and Wella. Mr. Huth is currently Chairman of Hensoldt AG and a member of the Boards of Axel Springer SE and Coty Inc. 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 an Emeritus Trustee of the Design Museum in London, Trustee of the Staedel Museum in Frankfurt, Member of Council and Chairman of the Audit Committee for the London School of Economics as well as a member of the Global Advisory Board of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Additionally, he is a visiting fellow to Oxford University, a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, a member of the Conseil d'Administration and Tresorier of the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris.