awards & recognition

  • Ajit Prabhu, Chairman & CEO, QuEST Global inducted into the hall of fame Hall of Fame of the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Old Dominion University and receives Outstanding Achievement Award from the University.

Industry Awards


Recognized by International Association for Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) in 2016 as top company for Awards & Certifications and Employee Growth in Leader Size Group.


QuEST Ingenium wins the Best Use Technique for Recruitment or Talent Management Award at HR and Leadership Awards 2015 organized by ABP News in association with World HRD Congress. This is Ingenium’s second award after it was recognized for the best HR event of the year in 2014.

Dr.Mani Subramanian

Dr Mani Subramanian, Vice President, Global Tech Solutions, elected as a Fellow by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). With this achievement, Mani Subramanian joins the league of 3,500 ASME Fellows amongst the 132,000 members. As an ASME Fellow, Dr Mani will work along with ASME to fulfil its vision to be the essential resource for mechanical engineers and other technical professionals throughout the world for solutions that benefit humankind.


Recognized by IAOP as Business Leader in Revenue Growth.


The ICONIC IDC Insights Awards recognizes and honors top institutions that have demonstrated Innovation, Transformation, Customer Experience, Supply Chain Management and Employee Engagement to fulfill wider organizational goals. QuEST received this award for Project Insight which focused on Engineering Software Optimization that reduced the annual software maintenance costs and helped customers benefit from the improvement in cost competitiveness. Sumeet Arora VP – Global IT collected the award on behalf of the Project Insight team comprising of Dr Ajay Prabhu, Sumeet Arora, Basavant Patil, Nandagopal V, Dharanish Puttegowda & Mohan Kumar. This award has demonstrated QuEST’s readiness to directly impact competitive advantage, revenue growth and profitability through the leverage of technological and digital tools and methods.


QuEST Global recently received the Best Enterprise Mobility Implementation award. This award was presented to QuEST for implementation of Citrix Sharefile across the organization that helped optimize the flow of data both internally and externally allowing large volume to be transferred at high speeds in multiple zones across the globe, with added data protection and security. This implementation also enabled QuEST’s data storage to comply with International Trade Control policies.


Sumeet Arora, VP-Global IT was awarded CIO&Leader Business Impact Award 2015 for his notable contribution to QuEST Global’s business. Under the aegis of Dr Ajay Prabhu, our COO, Sumeet and his team worked on a global inventory management solution for optimal utilization of software assets that rendered significant savings to the organization on both capital expenditure and AMCs. The challenge of working on the lifeline of the company, he had to take into account over 1000 modules of 60 odd software that were spread across 4 different countries. After gaining an accurate understanding of engineering software usage and its optimum use, Sumeet set up an efficient mechanism with his internal team to seamlessly track utilization of these resources without causing disruption to the workflow. Each engineering software came with its individual licensing mechanism posing an added challenge. Locating a tool that could cater to the wide variety of licensing options and implementing the same, he and his team flawlessly accomplished this global task that left a positive impact on QuEST’s business.

On his achievement, he expresses, “Stakeholder shared vision is the key in achieving success when such a major change is being implemented”, thus acknowledging the support of stakeholders, his team and peers who helped him accomplish his mission.


QuEST Global has won Gold in the Services category at the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) National Lean Sigma competition, held in Bangalore on October 9 and 10, 2015. The project on Process Efficiency Improvement, that won Gold, had helped QuEST to improve part creation cycle time by 25%. QuEST was represented by Panneerraj R, Program Manager, Gokul Kumar, Technical Manager and Sunil Chillal, Manager.

This award adds strength to QuEST’s leadership in Engineering Services Outsourcing business and demonstrates the process excellence maturity of QuEST in servicing customers.


Golden Globe Tigers Award for Excellence and Leadership in Training and Development for the Category Best Leadership Program for Middle Management in 2015


Recognized in the Leadership Zone of Established Niche Engineering service providers in 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2009


Recognized as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in the Unites States in 2014


QuEST Ingenium named as the Best HR Event of the Year in 2014


QuEST Global made it to the top amongst 122 competitors to be ranked as the No. 1 ESO vendor by the Black Book of Outsourcing 2009. Highly commended for its Operational Excellence, Design, Mechanical, Manufacturing Engineering & Plant Automation/Enterprise Asset Management services, QuEST has walked away with the highest ranking and accolades. Among other measures, QuEST has been ranked No.1 on Trust, Breadth of offerings, Client types, Delivery Excellence, Customization, Reliability, Brand Image/ communication, Vendor Viability and Support by its vast base of customers. Doug Brown, co-author of The Black Book of Outsourcing, said, “QuEST has earned the distinction of being among the most customer-respected ESO companies in the world. QuEST was overwhelmingly praised by customers in the most important attributes clients look for in an outsourcing partner.”


Listed among top 100 set of companies that define leadership in the global services in business in 2013, 2011, 2010. QuEST has also been listed in Top Engineering Services Outsourcing Vendors. The represents companies that demonstrate excellence in delivering services globally using matured models of service delivery. An annual survey, it represents companies that serve mature global customers through advanced global delivery models, have broad portfolio of service offerings or niche leadership, and have demonstrated business excellence. Companies feature in the list based on Management Excellence, Customer Maturity, Global Delivery Maturity, Breadth of Services Portfolio.


IAOP annually conducts independent assessment of the capabilities of outsourcing service providers and advisors. 2010 Global Outsourcing 100 for service providers recognizes the World’s best service providers keeping in mind size and growth; customer references; organizational competencies; and management capabilities. QuEST Global has gained recognition in the leader category Rank #111.

dqtop20 in 2010 and 2009

QuEST Global has been declared a winner in the fifth Deloitte Technology Fast 50 India 2009 program conducted by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Private Limited. Participating companies encompass all technology industry segments including Software, Telecommunications / Networking, Computers / Peripherals, Internet, Semiconductor, Biotechnology, Green technology, Media and Entertainment. The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 India 2009 Program, ranks the fastest growing technology companies in India based on their percentage revenue growth over the last three financial years. Despite competitive conditions all round for industry players across India, companies on the list have managed to achieve an average revenue growth rate of 372 percent over the last three years


  • 24 Apr 2015

    Airbus Most Innovative Supplier 2012

  • 24 Apr 2015

    GE India JFWTC Strategic Partner Supplier Excellence Award 2012

  • 24 Apr 2015

    Pratt and Whitney’s Supplier Productivity Innovation Award 2012

  • 24 Apr 2015

    Rolls Royce President’s Quality award 2012

  • 24 Apr 2015

    UTAS Productivity Improvement Supplier of the Year 2012

  • 24 Apr 2015

    EADS E2S preferred supplier for engineering services 2008

  • 24 Apr 2015

    GE Supplier Excellence Award recognizing excellence in compliance, quality, lean, direct material productivity, growth, and customer focus

  • 22 Apr 2016

    utc aerospace systems 2015 global engineering productivity improvement implementation award

  • 21 Jun 2016

    QuEST was presented with Engineering Strategic Suppliers (E2S) Award – 2016 by Airbus Group (Airbus).

  • 01 Dec 2016

    QuEST Global recognized at Airbus Press Conference for ODC 2.0 WIN

Leadership Recognitions

  • QuEST Global Chairman and CEO Ajit Prabhu
    Department of Mechanical Engineering of Old Dominion University inducts QuEST Global Chairman & CEO, Ajit Prabhu into the Hall of Fame and bestows him with an Outstanding Achievement Award.
  • QuEST Global Chairman and CEO Ajit Prabhu
    SICCI bestows QuEST Global Chairman and CEO Ajit Prabhu with the "Outstanding Entrepreneur of the Year" award
  • QuEST Global Chairman and CEO Ajit Prabhu
    Ajit Prabhu, Chairman and CEO, QuEST Global wins the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year India Award 2014 for Services