Louis Chenevert is a visionary leader. He has managed some of the leading companies in multiple industries. For a period of 14 years, Chenevert worked for General Motors as the production general manager for St. Therese. He has also served as the chairman and CEO of United Technologies Corporation (UTC). Louis Chenevert enrolled in the Universite de Montreal, Ecole des Hautes etudes commerciales where he earned a bachelor’s degree in production management.
For over 10 years, Louis rendered his services for General Motors before joining United Technologies Corporation’s Pratt & Whitney business unit. After serving in the business for six years, he was appointed as the president of Pratt & Whitney unit in 1999. Chenevert served in this position for seven years before being elected the president and CEO of United Technologies Corporation.http://frenchtribune.com/teneur/25552-innovative-deals-and-inspired-leadership-characterize-louis-chenevert
During his tenure as the leader of UTC, which is worth nearly $100 billion, Louis Chenevert achieved much success. Many executives in the corporate world are yet to achieve the success that Chenevert accomplished in one year. One of his key points of focus was the purchase of Goodrich. After spending over a year negotiating with Goodrich’s leadership, they finally appended their signature to the acquisition deal, which was worth $18.4 billion.
At UTC, Louis Chenevert promoted the improvement of technology and the growth of employees. After assuming his role as the chief executive of the company, Chenevert made it his personal goal to use his knowledge and experience to make great improvements in the firm. In addition, he made it his mission to leave the company better than he found it. To this end, he expressed his commitment to enhancing the success of UTC’s Employee Scholar Program. This program sought to cover the cost of staff interested in advancing their education in various fields. Moreover, he was able to identify the projects having the highest potential of advancing UTC’s objectives and motivate employees to work towards making the project a success.
In 2014, Chenevert left UTC and joined the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs Group as a senior advisor. At the company, Louis is heavily involved in seeking for growth opportunities in the aerospace industry.