Louis Chenevert is a competent professional who is highly respected in the business world. He holds a bachelor’s degree in production management. In March 2006, he was elected as the president and chief operating officer of the United Technologies Corporation. This is one of the most powerful positions that he held in his great career.
This came after he achieved mega accomplishments after working with General Motors as a production general manager. He also served as the president of Pratt and Whitney in 1999.During 2011 -2012, Louis served as the vice- chairman of the executive committee of The Business Council. During his tenure as the CEO of UTC,he earned numerous accolades and accomplishments.
In the year 2009, he was awarded the Honor Award from the National Building Museum. Later, in May 2011, he received an honorary doctorate from the HEC Montreal. During the same year, Aviation Week and Space Technology, a U.S aviation trade magazine named Louis as its person of the year.
This kind of achievements are very impressive given that many executives do not claim them in their entire career. Chenevert aimed at using his knowledge and experience to make huge improvements and advances in the company.He wanted to promote the advancement of technology and the growth of the individuals as a whole.
He emphasized that investments in the right technology and in the right people would make the company sore to greater heights and to the right direction. He picked out projects with the highest potential of promoting the company’s vision and inspiring its people to work towards making the projects a success. This is an admirable quality of his leadership styles.
It was during his time when the UTC won the lobby of supplying the US government with the F-35 engine. This was in addition to acquisition of the Goodrich thanks to Chenevert‘s skills and competence as the CEO. To date, UTCs skortsky unit has earned milestone credits such as being the largest manufacturer of US helicopters, assembling most advanced jet engines in the world not to mention the Geared Turbofan (GTF) engine.
All this has been associated to the focused visionary leadership of one Mr. Chenevert.
Chenevert championed for the major improvements that led to the growth of the market share of the company despite the many treacherous economic landscapes throughout his times. He departed from UTC on December 8th, 2014 after his resignation as the CEO and chairman of the company. It still continues to dominate the market thanks to his prior foundations.