People Moves: Johannes Huth named as EMEA Chairman of KKR

Press Release - KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced that Johannes Huth, Partner & Head of KKR EMEA, has been named Chairman of EMEA, effective immediately.

In his new role, Mr. Huth will focus on investing and helping continue to scale the European business he has been instrumental in building over the last 24 years. As Chairman, he will prioritize his time on investing, sourcing new deals, deepening KKR's industry and management team relationships, and supporting KKR's portfolio companies, in addition to helping build KKR's democratized private equity strategy. 

Mr. Huth said, "I am delighted to take on this new role as Chairman of EMEA, continuing to work closely with our global leadership team. I am extremely proud of the track record we have built for our EMEA business and our strong leadership position, and I look forward to refocusing my time and energy on supporting the team and doing what I enjoy most - investing."

Joe Bae and Scott Nuttall, Co-Chief Executive Officers of KKR, said, "Johannes has spent more than two decades helping us build a leading multi-asset class business in Europe. We are pleased to welcome him to this new role."

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