Born in Quebec, Canada, Louis Chenevert had a bright future ahead of himself. He majored in production management at a business school called HEC Montreal. There he received his degree. He was so found of the college that he became Chairman of HEC Montreal’s International Advisory Board. He is also Chairman of the Board and Founding Director for the friends of HEC Montreal. Read more about Louis Chenevert at Crunchbase.
His career includes being on a number of boards and advisor roles. Louis Chenevert is the Board of Director at Cargill and was the Executive Advisor in the Merchant Banking Division for Goldman Sachs. He joined this famous company in 2015. He is also the Yale Cancer Center’s Advisory Board’s Chairman. One of his longest running jobs was at General Motors for 14 years. He worked at General Motors’ St. Therese operation in Canada as their Production General Manager. After a long successful career, Mr. Chenevert was looking to a change. He joined Pratt & Whitney. It is a subsidiary, an umbrella of companies that are controlled by United Technologies Corporation (UTC). He impressed Pratt & Whitney with his performance that they elected him as President after only 6 years. Pratt & Whitney is an aerospace manufacturer that produces among other things landing gear, brakes, and aircraft wheels. They are the top leader in the industry and create the world’s most advanced technology when it comes to their industry. Mr. Chenevert even landed a huge deal for United Technologies Corporation at $18.4 billion dollars. This was with Goodrich Tires. This was a game changer for the company at large.
In 1996 UTC created the Employee Scholar Program in which they pay school fees so their employees can pursue their dreams of getting a higher education. This program has been so successful that over 39,000 employees have gotten their degrees, with a little help from UTC. Louis Chenevert also works hard to keep the company as environmentally friendly as possible. Under his leadership as President and Chief Executive Officer Louis has cut down unnecessary waste and greenhouse gas emissions tremendously, leaving a even smaller environmental footprint. Read more at Reporter Expert.