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Johannes Huth
Partner & Head of KKR EMEA at KKR


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) and SoftwareOne AG. Mr. Huth is currently Chairman of Hensoldt Holding GmbH and a member of the Boards of SoftwareOne AG, 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 Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Design Museum, trustee of the Staedel Museum in Frankfurt, Member of Council and Audit Committee, LSE, and 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.

Agenda Sessions

  • Private equity as a change agent in a world changed forever: Examining the fundamental themes accelerated by the pandemic