Louis Chenevert is a Canadian businessman who is the former Chief Executive Officer, Chairman, and President of United Technologies Corporation. With drive and ambition to spare Louis turned UTC into a massive force to recon with as a leader in the aerospace industry.
He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from HEC Montreal in Production Management in 1979. Many years later Mr. Chenevert would receive a doctorate honoris causa from his former university in 2011. He works at Goldman Sachs as their Exclusive Advisor since 2015 after he left United Technologies Corporation. Louis Chenevert is also the Board of Director for Cargill, a corporation that provides agricultural, food, industrial and financial products that is based in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
Taking all his knowledge and experience, Louis poured his heart into United Technologies Corporation as their President, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer. Out of his many accomplishments there he took the advancement of their GTF engine to new heights of performance, and was involved in the year long acquisition of Goodrich aerospace company for 418 billion dollars, the largest in history. This would be a huge turning point to UTC and would propel the corporation into a leader of the manufacturing of the aerospace industry. United Technologies Corporation manufactures aircraft engines, security systems, heating and cooling systems (also known as HVACs), escalators, and elevators.
Louis Chenevert brings his ideas to life by putting together very talents engineers and supports them to create superior aerospace parts. This is possible with small teams and hard work. Louis also is incredibly focused, has immense drive, passion and optimism when it comes to his work. Teamwork is the most pivotal part of his job because without it nothing would get done. That is why he focuses on internal politics. If there are huge disagreements with what their goals are, this create friction, which means progress slows down. Mr. Chenevert says not to tolerate people who don’t have the same agenda. Ultimately this means failure or success for a company or corporation. With that being said Louis focuses on the goal and that is why he is so successful as a businessman.