Peter Harf is a German entrepreneur and businessperson who founded 5 companies, including: Coty, Inc., DKMS gemeinnützige GmbH and Delete Blood Cancer and who has been at the helm of 21 different companies. He is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Joh. A. Benckiser GmbH, Managing Director at Agnaten SE, Chairman & Managing Partner at JAB Holding Co. SARL, Executive Chairman of Coty, Inc. (which he founded in 1996), Chairman of Bally UK Sales Ltd., Chairman at Coty Italia Srl, Chairman & Managing Partner at JAB Holding Co. LLC, Chairman-Management Board at JAB Luxury GmbH and Chief Executive Officer of Parentes SE (which are all subsidiaries of Agnaten SE), Managing Director at Lucresca SE and Chairman for Bally International AG. Peter Harf is also Chairman for Deutsche Stiftung Leben Spenden (he founded the company in 1997) and Executive Chairman of Delete Blood Cancer (he founded the company) and on the board of 10 other companies.
Dr. Harf previously was Chairman of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA, Principal at The Boston Consulting Group, Inc., Non-Executive Chairman for Jimmy Choo Group Ltd., Chairman of Espresso House Sweden AB, Chairman at Espresso House Holding AB, Chairman for Belstaff Group SA, Chief Executive Officer of Donata Holding SE, Chief Executive Officer for JAB Holdings II BV, Senior Vice President-Corporate Planning at AEG AG and Executive Chairman at DKMS gemeinnützige GmbH (he founded the company in 2004).
He received a doctorate from Universität zu Köln and an MBA from Harvard Business School.