Louis Chenevert: Former CEO of UTC
Louis Chenevert is one of the prominent corporate executives in the world. He is the former chairman and CEO of United Technologies Corporation (UTC). Chenevert became the CEO in 2008 and chairman in 2010. He served in both positions until 2014 when he retired. Before he was appointed to these senior positions, he was working as the president and chief operating officer of UTC. Between 1999 and 2006, he was serving as the president of Pratt & Whitney, one of the businesses under UTC conglomerate.
Louis Chenevert has created a prominent name in the aerospace industry. However, before he joined Pratt & Whitney in 1993, he was working in the auto industry. For 14 years, he had worked as the production general manager at General Motors. His transition from the auto industry into aerospace was smooth since the operations involved in both industries are closely related.
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— Louis Chenevert (@louis_chenevert) June 11, 2018
After retiring from UTC in 2014, Louis Chenevert joined Goldman Sachs Banking Division where he serves as a senior adviser. Besides, he is also serving as a member of various profit and non-profit organizations. Some of these organizations include Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation, US-India CEO Forum, and Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).
Louis Chenevert holds a Bachelor of Commerce in production management from HEC Montreal University School of Business. His skills in production management have been proved through the work he has accomplished. He has led every organization he has worked for with great diligence and keen attention to good results. His record at UTC is still playing a significant part in the growth of the company. He laid a strong foundation that will guide future leaders of the company. UTC is today known mainly because of its activities related to the aerospace industry. However, it has other branches that deal with other products such as elevators and lifts.
Louis Chenevert is remembered for initiating the development of the Geared TurboFan Engine. It is the most efficient jet engine in use today. It has also contributed significantly to the growth of UTC since it makes profits consistently.