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Httpool appoints Milind Pathak as Managing Director, Southeast Asia

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Httpool appoints Milind Pathak as Managing Director, Southeast Asia

Httpool announces the appointment of Milind Pathak as the Managing Director for Southeast Asia to be based in Jakarta. In this role, Pathak will be responsible for laying the foundation and setting up of Httpool in the region and building up strategic relationships with key clients and partners. Httpool has global client / partner alliances, and intends to provide the Southeast Asia market access to these partners.

He is an experienced international executive, with strong knowledge of the Southeast Asia Region and a well-recognised thought leadership in Mobile and Digital industry. He has been an active evangelist in the Asian market for Mobile Entertainment/ Marketing / Commerce / Internet domain for over 2 decades.

In his previous role Milind was the Chief Operating Officer of Madhouse, South Asia, A WPP- GroupM’s mobile marketing specialist unit, where he was responsible for providing award winning mobile media and creative solutions across the GroupM client portfolio and help them manoeuver a mobile first journey in the digital world. 

Pathak has played multiple level leadership roles in his previous avatars at One97 (Paytm) - Comviva (later acquired by Tech-Mahindra) / Mitsui / Buongiorno in multiple markets of Asia / Africa and Middle East

Announcing the appointment, Co-founder & Managing Director Httpool APAC; Sunny Nagpal said “Milind is an exceptional choice to lead the Southeast Asia business as he has a track record of leading businesses at a global level and deliver sustained growth and profitability. His in-depth experience in this sector will lay a strong foundation for the SEA business.”

Reflecting on his appointment, Pathak said, “I am very excited to lead Httpool in Southeast Asia given the enormous business potential in the region. It’s a fantastic opportunity to work closely with brands / agencies /partners and bring-up cutting edge innovations and digital advertising solutions in this exciting market. Mobile-first has always been my approach, and I will be working with our diverse network teams and support our global partners to maximise full potential of the growing Southeast Asian market in this mobile domain.”

He will be leading business initiatives and set up of the Southeast Asia operations of the company.

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