Louis Chenevert is a very influential businessman in the world today. He attended HEC Montreal, the University of Montreal business school. He graduated with a degree in Production Management. Using knowledge he acquired during his studies, he went on to become a model businessman.
United Technologies Corporation is a company that deals in research and manufacture of high-quality technologies. They build jet engines and are also involved in the production of the air-conditioner, refrigeration equipment, and many others. Louis Chenevert has raised the level of UTC and made it far more profitable than it was before his appointment. He played a key role in the successful acquisition of Goodrich by UTC. UTC offers a scholarship program through which a large number of employees have got degrees, and this has improved employee performance.
Mr. Chenevert guided the company to more environmentally- and user-friendly products, while substantially reducing greenhouse emissions. He has received recognition and awards for his exemplary work including an award from the National Building Museum in 2009, an honorary doctorate from his alma mater and a Person of the Year award from Aviation Week and Space Technology magazine in 2011.
About Louis Chenevert
Louis Chenevert was born in 1957 in Montreal, Canada. He got his Degree in Production Management from HEC Montreal. He retired from his role as CEO of United Technology Corporation in 2014. He was succeeded by Gregory J. Hayes. During his tenure, the company became the highest earning business in the United States of America.
Chenevert was at General Motors for 14 years and held the position of Production General Manager. From General Motors he went on to join Pratt & Whitney which is a company that manufactures airplane engines. After six years he was appointed the president of the company due to the success he had brought in the short time he had been there.
In 2006, Chenevert became the CEO and Chairman of United Technologies Corporation. In 2011 and 2012 he held the position of the Vice-Chairman in the Executive Committee in The Business Council. Since 2015 he has been the Executive Advisor at Goldman Sachs Group.