Louis Chênevert is the former CEO of United Technologies Corporation. As the head of this company, he left a clean track record of good performance. He showed that with experience, hard work and commitment to a cause, one could achieve his or her dream. Louis Chênevert always wanted to be a successful businessman. All his life, he worked for this goal, and eventually, he managed to accomplish it. In the university, he took a degree in production management. With this degree, he knew that he could play a crucial role in managing one of the most important departments in any business. If the production system is running well, then, then other departments will have an easy time achieving their objectives.
Louis Chênevert started his career at General Motors. Here, he had an opportunity of working in an industry that would explore his abilities in business. GM is a company with high production capacity. He, therefore, learned the most important aspects of the productions system by working for this company. After serving here for 14 years, he decided that it was time to move on to another industry. He made a switch to the aerospace industry. His first destination in the aerospace industry was at Pratt & Whitney Canada. This is a subsidiary of the American company. At Pratt & Whitney Canada, he had the role of managing the production of small jet engines. After working for some time, he showed great results after the production cost went down by over 20 percent. Never before has such kind of success been witnessed before.
Louis Chênevert was hired by the Pratt & Whitney in the U.S to assist them in managing the production in the factories. Just like he did at the Canadian branch, he repeated the same thing in the parent company. His performance caught the attention of the management of the UTC which was the umbrella under which Pratt & Whitney was operating. He was hired to lead growth in the whole company as the CEO. This marked the fulfillment of his dream. Louis Chênevert assisted UTC to make profits at a time when the world was dealing with the effects of the global financial crisis. He served between 2008 and 2014.