Louis Chenevert was born in 1958 in Montreal Quebec, he received a bachelor’s Degree Business Administration from University of Montreal, and later in 2011 he was awarded doctorate honors from HEC Montreal and in 2014 he received another doctorate honors from Concordia University. (Learn Louis Chenevert’s Business Successes Past, Present and Future)
Louis started off as a production manager at general motors where he worked for 14 years, he then joined Pratt and Whitney Canada in 1993 where he was later appointed as the vice president of operations.
March 2006, Louis joined United Technologies Corporation (UTC), during his time at UTC Louis served in different positions. He worked as the chief operating officer, director, the president and in 2008 he was appointed as the CEO. After six years as CEO at UTC, Louis stepped down.
His Contribution To UTC During His Era.
Under his leadership, Louis was able to push UTC as a globally recognized company. For one to be successful, it is essential to have an eye for the future, and this attribute is what led to Chenevert’s success in UTC. When Louis was working at Pratt and Whitney, he recognized that the GTF engine had the potential to become something huge and successful. Once Louis became the CEO at UTC he combined the two to create the most significant success at UTC. Go Here for more information.
Louis Chenevert’s idea took almost 20 years to become a reality, the designing, and crafting of the engine jet which is now flown in 14 airlines and nearly 70 aircraft. GTF engine reduces fuel consumption by almost 16%, and this has significantly contributed to the success of the company. During his time at UTC, Louis also spearheaded the employment of almost 25000 people and creation of 5000 new positions that would help in the growth of future investments.
Louis Chenevert left an unforgettable legacy at UTC, the current CEO reminding his employees the importance of being a good steward is something Louis instilled, and it is important to leave something better than one found it.
Louis Chenevert’s leadership skills and legacy will leave on for more years to come and positively impact generations to come.
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