Louis Chenevert: A Great Force behind United Technologies Corporation

Louis Chenevert served as the former CEO and chairman of the renowned United Technologies Corporation. He joined the prestigious company in the year 2006. Before that, Louis Chenevert served at Pratt & Whitney as the president since the year 1999.He has also served at General Motors as the head of the production team. Between the year 2015 and 2017, Mr. Chenevert held the position of Snr. Industry Advisor at the renowned Goldman Sachs Merchant. Currently, he holds a position at the Business Council. Louis also served as the US-India Forum. Other positions that Louis Chenevert holds include chairing the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation, the Yale Cancer Center’s Advisory Board, among others. Louis attended the prestigious University of Montreal where he holds a degree in Bachelor of Commerce. In the year 2011, he was awarded a Doctorate from the same university. Currently, he chairs the HEC Montreal’s International Advisory Board.

During his interview with Ideamensch, Louis Chenevert reveals that the idea to start UTC came about from teamwork from top executives and other members that had a strong passion for meeting clients’ needs. He states that he can turn ideas into life by being attentive to talent to ensure that they meet all their clients’ expectations and the company’s returns are profitable. Louis says that having a great team of staff also plays a vital role in the company’s success. Louis is quite a tech-savvy and says that the ability of technology to take the company to a new place in the future is quite amusing and interesting.

Mr. Chenevert states that being productive is as a result of several factors such as having a strong passion for his work, being focused, having a positive mind, being disciplined, having a strong ideology for time-management, and commitment for his work. Louis believes in working with the best team for the best results. He says that a leader ought to appreciate and encourage their employees to ensure that they work towards the company’s success. According to Mr. Chenevert, for any business to be successful, thinking out of the box and being focused on the company’s goals is not an option!

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