The Genesis of Louis Chenevert
Louis Chenevert is a Canadian businessman who has climbed the success ladder in amazing ways. Chenevert was born in Quebec in 1958. He later went on to attend the Montreal Business School. Chenevert is an individual who has always had a keen interest in becoming an entrepreneur, and he focused on management while in college. Chenevert was interested in production management so, product lines became his passion. When starting his career, Chenevert was put in charge of the Canadian General Motors assembly line. The experience that Chenevert received while working as a line manager helped him to learn the importance of speed and skill.
Moving on to Bigger and Better Things
After spending over a decade at the General Motors , Chenevert was convinced by a good friend to get into a different area of business, and instead of focusing on vehicles, Chenevert began to set his sights on aerospace. Chenevert joined Pratt & Whitney Canada where his focus was on creating highly efficient aircraft engines. After using his knowledge and experience to make Pratt & Whitney Canada a more innovative and productive company, Chenevert became president in 1999. Chenevert continued improving the company, and soon some of P&W engines were used with standard and military planes.
Louis Chenevert Still on the Move
Later, Chenevert became the chairman of UTC; this is a company that is involved in the production of technical products and products that are used in aerospace. Chenevert invested millions in UTC, and his investments had an amazing return. Chenevert was president of UTC for over six years, and he helped the company grow tremendously. In that time, he was able to land an over two-hundred million dollar contract with the Navy. Apart from that, Chenevert was able to help the Company acquire the Goodrich Corporation. In 2014 Chenevert retired, but he came out of retirement for a while because he missed working. Presently, Chenevert is back in retirement, but one never knows what the future will hold for such an innovative leader