Bob is responsible for establishing and maintaining senior customer relationships, and overseeing new business development and innovative and transformational deals for QuEST Global. He joined QuEST in January 2010, and through the years, has been responsible for the leadership and growth of QuEST’s strategic accounts. He has played a key role in expanding our capabilities and establishing long-term relationships with new and existing strategic customers.
Bob has over 30 years of experience, and has held senior domestic and international executive roles for Pratt & Whitney and General Motors, including P&L responsibility for multi-billion dollar businesses. He began his career as a product development engineer for General Motors and moved on to numerous corporate and operational finance roles, and subsequently, major operating positions. While leaving General Motors, he was running GM Europe’s powertrain operations and managing plants in five countries from Zurich, Switzerland. Following this, he joined Pratt & Whitney as Senior Vice-President, Module Centers and Operations, where he ran all of Pratt’s US operations and current engineering. After leaving P&W, Bob became CEO of a fiber optic component company.
Bob holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University, and an MBA from the University of Chicago with specialization in Finance and Marketing.