Initially in his career, Chenevert worked for General Motors for fourteen years. While there, he rose to the post of a Production General Manager. In 1993, Chenevert worked for an aircraft engine manufacturing company known as Pratt & Whitney. During his leadership, the performance of Pratt & Whitney increased. Within six years, he was appointed as the president of the company. Up to 2014, Chenevert worked at the United Technologies Corporation (UTC) as the Chairman and the CEO.
His role at UTC entailed leading the research and manufacturing of high technology products. UTC manufactures Jet engines for commercial and military use. The company also manufactures refrigerators, air conditioners, sensors, flight controls, and other tools that can be used in the aerospace. Chenevert has offered unmatched business management skills in the production and management of all this. He was ever willing to invest in future technology.
Under his leadership, UTC became the most profitable company in the USA. It is Chenevert who led UTC towards acquiring Goodrich for 16.3 billion. This was a remarkable Aeroscope deal in America’s history. Since then, UTC has had excellent innovations.
Louis Chenevert has worked hard to invest in a high quality and innovative technology. This has not only increased the revenue turnover of UTC, but it has also led to economic growth in the USA. Chenevert believes in investing in technology and in people. He also invested in the future to ensure that UTC remains a successful company.
UTC produces environment and user-friendly products that have cut on green house gas emission by 26% and water use by 53%. That is why the products sell highly across the globe. He urged other companies to follow his example.
Louis Chenevert’s work has been highly recognized. In 2009, when UTC appointed him as the president and the National Building Museum awarded him. HEC Montreal awarded him with Doctorate Honoris causa in 2011.
In 2014, Chenevert stepped down as the Top leader at UTC. However, UTC continues to apply his principles and leadership style. Chenevert is a graduate of HEC Montreal, where he obtained his BA in Production Management.