Louis Chenevert is a renowned Canadian businessman. Chenevert served as the chief executive officer and the chairman of United Technologies Corporation. He joined UTC in March 2006 where he served as the chief operating officer before being named as the CEO. Later in January 2010, he became the chairman of the board.
Louis left a legacy at UTC and various incredible achievements including investing in long-term goals, innovations and the stakeholders of the company. Back in 1999, Louis was the president of Pratt n Whittey, and during his tenure, he realized that the Pratt n Whitney engine would be something great in the future. When Louis became the CEO of UTC, he married the two organizations leading to the thriving of business in UTC. Louis saw the future potential of the company and invested over $10 billion in designing and developing a jet engine that has a positive impact in the industry. The jet engine reduces fuel consumption by 16 percent and emissions by 50 percent making it a total success in business fields. Today the jet is flown by over 14 airlines on over 70 aircraft.
Louis Chenevert and his passion to invest in technologies was the primary key to driving future growth in UTC. His vision and dream is now the driving force in supporting the U.S economy and helps in the production of U.S manufacturing jobs. His goal in intermarrying the two companies created a platform that promotes the growth of future innovations and also provides jobs and creates new positions for the next generation talents. His dedication to the craft and innovative thinking are the major instruments in helping UTC became a global organization with several investments across the world. Thanks to Louis, the company now invests in markets offering competitive advantages.
Louis was born in Quebec Canada. He holds a degree in production management from HEC Montreal. He served in various positions in the different organization including General Motors, a Canadian corporation, pratt n Whitney before joining United Technology Corporation. In 2009 Louis received the prestigious honors Awards presented by the National Building Museum. In 2011 HEC Montreal also awarded him with an honorary doctorate. Aviation week and space Technology Magazine also named him as the ‘person of the year.’