Louis Chenevert has an exemplary career that is coupled with many years of success. Louis served as the chief executive officer and president of the renowned United Technologies Corporation since the year 2008. He was also appointed as the chairman of the same company in the year 2010. Louis held all positions until his retirement in the year 2014. Other positions held include being the COO, director, and president at UTC from the year 2006. As a result of his hard work, professionalism, dedication, and zeal, the company’s performance was simply outstanding. Before joining UTC, Louis Chenevert held the position of president at Pratt & Whitney, a position he held from the year 1999 to 2006. Other great positions which Louis has held include working at GM as the head of the production department. He has also served as an executive industry advisor in the banking sector at Goldman Sachs Merchant between the year 2015 and 2017. Other positions that he holds include being an associate at the Business Council. Louis enrolled at the prestigious HEC where he earned his degree in Commerce. He later joined the University of Montreal in the year 2011 and earned his Honorary Doctorate.
In an interview held with Ideamensch, Louis reveals that the idea of UTC was as a result of great teamwork from various stakeholders in the team. The key idea was to come up with products that were ideal for their clients at large. Louis Chenevert reveals that he brings ideas to life by maintaining a high profile and concentration on his team to ensure that they deliver beyond what is expected of them. He further adds that having the right resources regarding ample funds also plays a vital role in the success of the company. Louis is quite excited by the change that has been brought about by technology especially in their firm. When asked what makes him more productive, Louis says that being optimistic and passionate about his work and the zeal for seeing results in the long-run comes in quite handy for him. He also ensures that the executive members of his team have all that they need to be comfortable and bring in results.