As the President of Quest Global, Bob is responsible for establishing and maintaining senior customer relationships, catalysing new business development, and overseeing innovative and transformational deals. In this role, he also assists in building relationships with strategic acquisitions for the company.
Bob joined Quest in 2010, and through the years he has been focusing keenly on nurturing our strategic accounts and building the Sales organization to boost new business. He has played a key role in expanding our capabilities and establishing long-term relationships with our customers, mostly pioneers in their own industries.
Bob has over 40 years of experience, and through his career he has held senior domestic and international executive roles and P&L responsibility for multi-billion dollar businesses at General Motors and Pratt & Whitney. He began his career as a product development engineer for General Motors, moved on to corporate and operational finance roles, and subsequently to major operating positions. When he left General Motors, he was running their European Powertrain Operations from Zurich, Switzerland, and managing plants in five countries. Then he moved to Pratt & Whitney as Senior Vice-President, Module Centers and Operations, where he ran their US operations and current engineering. After P&W, he was the CEO of a fiber optic component company.
Bob holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University, and an MBA from the University of Chicago with specializations in Finance and Marketing.