Louis R. Chênevert is a businessman with Canadian nationality; he was born in Quebec. He studied at HEC Montreal and attained a bachelor’s degree in business administration specializing in production management in 1979. He received a doctorate from Concordia University in 2014. Besides his career, he has worked as a chairman, chief executive officer and president of different companies.
Louis Chênevert started his career at general motors’ where he worked for 14 years as a supervisor in an assembly plant. The job was difficult; however, he learned people’s power and their race towards making a difference if management listened to them. The employees had the potential of unlocking opportunities and solving problems. It is through this experience that he managed to rise through several ranks and shaped his operations.
First, he worked with, Pratt & Whitney as a president from 1999 to 2006; he was elected as director of Integrated Technologies. Later he was selected as an as a chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and he was then chosen as the president of the same company in 2008 and served in the position until 2014 when he retired.
After his retirement from United Technologies as a president, he joined Sachs a banking division as an industry advisor and worked from 2015 to 2017. He is also a member of the business council forum and serves in the board of directors of Cargill. Chenevert was honored with a congressional foundation in 2017 and become the chairman of Yale, a cancer center advisory board.
When Chevevert was the CEO of a multinational company, he brought out many ideas with crucial executives and small strategic groups that had a profound understanding of the needs of the customers. He had a passion for delivering quality products in the product cycle and this approach resulted in significant change in making decisions that strengthened the portfolio.
Louis brings ideas to live by focusing on operational talents as well as engineering important ideas that produce results exceeding customer expectations. He also focuses on maintaining small teams for natural executive leadership to pursue game-changing products. Through intense review and concentrating on key objectives, the results were attained.