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QuEST appoints Berthold Puchta as their Transportation Industry Lead

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CEO Insights Team

CEO Insights Team

With transportation industry confronting major changes with respect to digitization, changing customer outlook and dynamic market, the industrial graphics are forecasting robust growth prospects and walking towards developments. Earmarking these rotating requisites, QuEST Global (a leading engineering services provider) appoints Berthold Puchta as Vice President and Global Industry Leader for their transportation sector. He will be responsible for driving strategy and growth for the company’s various engagements in transportation industry including automotive, off road and rail sectors.

The erstwhile Executive Vice President of ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH (Electronic System and Logistics Group), Berthold spearheaded global automotive engineering business in Germany, United States & China and built the company’s strategic vision in connected car and automated driving segment.

The convergence of mechanical, software and digital technologies is changing the way we travel, by transforming automotive and rail industries. We see tremendous opportunity in providing connected engineering services to customers and in scaling business globally



An engineering graduate from University of Stuttgart and alumnus of INSEAD, Berthold withholds over 25 years of experience across engineering, operations and customer relationships on both customer and supplier sides of transportation business. Previously, he also executive and senior leadership positions with leading transportation and technology companies including Porsche, Daimler, HP, T-Systems and CSC, across North America, Asia and Europe.
An engineering graduate from University of Stuttgart and alumnus of INSEAD, Berthold withholds over 25 years of experience across engineering, operations and customer relationships on both customer and supplier sides of transportation business. Previously, he also executive and senior leadership positions with leading transportation and technology companies including Porsche, Daimler, HP, T-Systems and CSC, across North America, Asia and Europe.

Hear It from the Leaders

Elucidating on the occasion, Robert Harvey, President – Sales, QuEST Global asserts, “The convergence of mechanical, software and digital technologies is changing the way we travel, by transforming automotive and rail industries. We see tremendous opportunity in providing connected engineering services to customers and in scaling business globally”. He continues, “Berthold’s experience in serving transportation OEMs and Tier 1’s across the globe will help us continue building comprehensive and highest value add solutions for our customers, which in turn, will enable them to achieve their business plan objectives of advancements in their products, production and supply chain”. Based out of Germany, Berthold will report to Robert Harvey at QuEST Global.

Commenting on his appointment, Berthold avers, “The transportation industry is undergoing significant changes with the advent of digital and other technologies that facilitate smart and autonomous vehicles, alternative drives, functional safety, connectivity and security. I am inspired by the fact that QuEST is emerging as a global leader in the transportation industry with advanced capabilities in all of these technologies. Their commitment to provide comprehensive engineering solutions to customers and their efforts to be the trusted engineering services partner of choice for global players are exemplary, and I am excited to be part of this successful and fast growing team”.

The Key Insights

A trusted partner for engineering services and solutions, QuEST Global provides comprehensive support to the world’s most recognized Fortune 500 brands in aero engines, aerospace & defense, automotive, medical devices, oil & gas, power, hi-tech, industrial and rail. It caters to complete engineering lifecycle for helping customers improve efficiency, increase quality, create new products and open new markets. Through a collaborative and customized approach, QuEST ensures management of traditional engineering requirements and convergence of digital and mechanical technology for creation of safe, dependable and high quality products and services.