Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the technology arm of Prime Focus, today announced that Mangesh Pathak has joined the organization as Chief Strategy Officer. Mr. Pathak, who was the co-founder and partner of Ambit Pragma, a growth capital private equity fund, led the investment in PFT in 2016 and has since been a Director on the company’s board. He has worked very closely with PFT in that capacity, and he knows the firm, its character and potential well. Prior to joining Ambit Pragma, Mr. Pathak has been an established expert in supply chain and logistics, supporting a range of companies including Asian Paints, Reliance, and GlaxoSmithkline. As he takes on his new role, Mr. Pathak will give up his position on the company’s board.
“Mangesh is an excellent fit for this role. His in-depth expertise in supply chain management will help us in our mission to build transformational technology to cater to modern supply chains in the Media and Entertainment sector,” said Ramki Sankaranarayanan, Founder and Global CEO, Prime Focus Technologies. “He will work with us to help develop, communicate, and execute sustainable strategic corporate growth initiatives. We are excited to have him on the team.”
“PFT is a global leader in the business of managing content, an area with a wide range of growth opportunities,” said Mr. Pathak. “I have been working closely with PFT as an investor for the last two years, and now I look forward to working with the entire team to help the company remain in the forefront of the industry, and continue to build a healthy business.”
Mr. Pathak holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and an MBA from S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research in Mumbai.
About Prime Focus Technologies
Prime Focus Technologies (PFT) is the creator of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, CLEARTM for the Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry. It offers broadcasters, studios, brands and service providers transformational solutions that help them lower their Total Cost of Operations (TCOP) by automating the supply chain and managing their business of content better.
PFT works with major M&E companies like Disney, 21st Century Fox-owned Star TV, Turner, Hearst, Warner Bros., CBS Television Studios, 20th Century Fox Television Studios, Lionsgate, Starz Media (a Lionsgate company), Showtime, A+E Networks, PBS, Complex Networks, HBO, IFC Films, FX Networks, Miramax, CNBC Africa, TERN International, Sony Music, Google, YouTube, Novi Digital – Hotstar, Amazon, HOOQ, Viacom’s Voot, Cricket Australia, BCCI, Indian Premier League and The Associated Press.
PFT is the technology subsidiary of Prime Focus, the global leader in M&E industry services. For more information visit: www.primefocustechnologies.com