Louis Chenevert was born in Canada. He attended the University of Montreal for his bachelor’s degree production management. He spent 14 years working in St. Therese as a production general manager. He also worked at General Motors Company as the CEO and also Chairman of United Technologies Corporation. Louis Chenevert worked for about than ten years at General Motors before joining United Technologies Corporation.
Louis Chenevert worked for Pratt and Whitney Business in Canada for six years until he was elected as the president in 1999. He served as president for another seven years before becoming the CEO and the President of the United Technologies Corporation. Under his tenure, he contributed to the impressive growth of the company and raised its annual revenue to close to $100 billion. Many of top executives have not yet achieved this target even in a single year.
While working in UTC, most of its commitment did not lie only in investment but also assisting people and advancing technology. Louis Chenevert had his mission to incorporate his skills and knowledge to improve the company and leave it better than he found it. He started Employee Scholar Program where he gave a chance to employees to further their studies across the world. More than 40 000 UTC employees attained various degrees thanks to the program. Louis Chenevert left the company in 2014 when he resigned as Chairman and CEO and was replaced by Edward Kangas who was part of the director.
Louis Chenevert from 2011 and 2012 serve as the vice chairman of Executive Committee of Business Council. In September 2015, he assumed the position of the Exclusive Advisor in Merchant Banking Division at Goldman Sachs. Louis Chenevert mainly targeted opportunities such as industrial and aerospace areas. He also took part in advising the company on various business opportunities. In 2009, he received an honor award from the National Building Museum as recognition of his hard work and commitment. He furthered his studies and earned a doctorate from HEC Montreal, an affiliate college of the University of Montreal. Louis Chenevert was named the Person of the year in 2012 by Aviation Space and Week Technology, US aviation trade magazine.