Louis Chenevert comes from Montreal, Canada. He was born 60 years ago. While still a young man, Chenevert knew what he wanted to become when he grows up. He was interested in becoming a businessman when he grows up. From this tender age, Louis was aware that for him to achieve his goal, he had to be determined as well as work hard to realize the dream. He started working toward this goal from then, something that has made him successful in the current days.
Louis Chenevert holds a degree in production management from HEC Montreal Business School in the University of Montreal. Production management helps companies to become more successful by managing their operations. For instance, production management allows firms to produce goods and services at the right amount as well as best quality. Furthermore, production management enables institutions to come up with products at lower costs including higher speed. After college, Chenevert joined General Motors where he served for 14 years as the manager of the company’s assembly line in Montreal.
He later moved to join PWC (Pratt & Whitney Canada) a division of Pratt & Whitney (P&W) company. P&W has its offices in the United States. Moreover, P&W is a branch of United Technologies Corporation (UTC). In 1996, Chenevert joined P&W after its operations president retired. Louis Chenevert received this position because of his excellent work at PWC. In 1999, Louis was promoted to become the president of P&W. During the time that Chenevert took the leadership of the company; the organization was not doing so well. However, Louis Chenevert’s administration including its determination and hard work saw the company rise to its glory. Presently, the company has more than 33,000 employees in all its departments.
The changes that Louis Chenevert was making at P&W were noticeable, and this prompted the multinational corporation UTC to come for him. In 2006, he became the chairman of UTC. This was like a more significant task for Chenevert. The corporation was offering aerospace products as well as other technical products. In 2008, Chenevert was promoted to become the corporation’s CEO as well as the president. Louis took over the role from George David, who was retiring after working for the corporation for 16 years.