Johannes Huth

Johannes Huth, Director

Johannes P. Huth joined our Board in May 2020. Mr. Huth is a Partner of KKR, an investment firm, and Head of KKR's operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He joined KKR in May 1999 and is also a member of KKR's Management Committee and several of its Investment Committees. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Huth was a member of the Management Committee of Investcorp and jointly responsible for Investcorp's operations in Europe. From 1986 to 1991, he worked at Salomon Brothers, where he was a Vice President in the Mergers and Acquisitions departments in London and New York.


Mr. Huth is currently Chairman of Hensoldt Holding GmbH, an aerospace company based in Germany, and Vice Chairman and a member of the Boards of SoftwareOne Holdings AG, a technology services company based in Switzerland, and Axel Springer SE, a digital publishing company based in Germany. He is Tresorier and a member of the Conseil d'Administration of the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris; 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. He is a Visiting Fellow of Oxford University and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.


Mr. Huth earned a BSc with Highest Honors from the London School of Economics and an MBA from the University of Chicago.