Louis Chenevert is a Canadian executive who has immersed a vast wealth of experience in the corporate sector. He is a graduate of production management from the University of Montreal, HEC. Louis is a member of different boards in Canada and America. He sits in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics board, Yale Center’s Advisory board,and Cargill board of directors.
Louis Chenevert kick-started his career in production at the General Motors St. Theresa’s plant where he was the production general manager. He worked at the company for more than a decade before moving to United Technologies Corporation (UTC) subsidiary in Canada, Pratt and Whitney. While at Pratt and Whitney, Louis continued to deliver results and in 1999 he was promoted to become the president of the entire subsidiary. His star kept shining, and in 2006 he became the chief executive officer and president of the whole United Technologies Corporation. Louis has earned an excellent reputation for himself as a leader and has led to the signing of significant deals. He oversaw the acquisition of Goodrich for $18.4 billion.
Louis Chenevert supports the growth of his employees as well as advancement and improvement of the available technology at UTC. He uses the knowledge and skills he has acquired over the years to ensure the conglomerate invests in the required technology. To improve the lives of its members of staff, UTC offers scholarship programs to their children and runs an employee scholarship grant that helps those workers who want to further their education. The corporation has spent a substantial amount of money in providing the scholarship grants.
When Louis Chenevert made the Goodrich deal happen, UTC became the primary distributor of GTF engines, F-35 engines, and turbofan engines as well as the leading manufacturer of helicopters in the United States and Canada. The business executive has had a very successful career in the aerospace and manufacturing industries. His traits and abilities have earned him a senior advisory role at Goldman Sachs. He has also won various awards including the Honor Award by the National Building Museum in 2009. He continues to inspire many primarily in the aerospace industry.