Milind Pant joined Amway in January 2019 as Chief Executive Officer. He leads the overall management of Amway and is responsible for setting the company’s strategic vision and growth strategies. Pant reports directly to and holds a seat on Amway’s Board of Directors. He is the first non-family member to run the business since its founding in 1959.
In his role as CEO, Pant serves on Amway’s Global Leadership Team, Amway’s key executive decision-making body focused on global strategy development and delivering meaningful ABO and customer experiences. He also serves on Amway’s Executive Staff comprised of top cross-functional executive leaders focused on enhancing company culture, talent capabilities and global market needs.
Most recently, Pant was President of Pizza Hut International with Yum! Brands. In this role, he led the international division across 109 countries with more than 9,000 Pizza Hut stores. He was also previously President – Yum! China, served as Managing Director, Yum! Thailand and Chief Marketing Officer – Yum! Indian Subcontinent.
Prior to joining Yum! Brands, Pant spent 14 years with Unilever in a variety of executive roles, including Vice President – Foods for Africa, Middle East, Turkey.
Pant serves as a vice-chair on the U.S.-India Business Council’s Board of Directors and is also on the U.S.-China Business Council’s Board of Directors. Pant is also a member of the CEO Council for the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations and is the Global Regulatory Affairs Committee chairman for the organization. He holds a Master of International Business from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and a Master of Management Studies from Birla Institute of Technology & Sciences, India.