Louis Chenevert was born in Quebec. He pursued a degree of production management in the University of Montreal. Louis started his career at General Motors where he was working for about 14 years. After working for General Motors he decided to shift and partner with Pratt and Whitney which is a larger unit of UTC to work. He worked for the firm for six years before being promoted to be the president of the institution in 1999.
Louis continued doing great in his position for seven years and later being elected as the president and CEO of UTC due to his proper leadership skills and innovative ideas. His main aim when he got into that role was to purchase the Goodrich firm through which in a year he was able to achieve it. A variety of managers and highly professionals were intrigued by his style of leadership through which he was able to choose projects with high prospective and inspired people so as to achieve the projects.
Louis Chenevert has been able to make several achievements and has uplifted UTC through his managerial role. UTC has several objectives which include the welfare of its employees like the Employee Scholar Program which pays the fees for its employees who are willing to pursue further education. Since its establishment in1996, it has been able to assist over 40,000 employees get degrees in certain areas.
When certain firms were given an offer by the U.S Airforce to manufacture alternative engine and they refused, Pratt and Whitney took it. They are now the most prominent supplier of the F-35 engine for the government.
UTCs Sikorsky is now the biggest and leading manufacture of helicopters in U.S. The advanced jet engines across the globe are all accumulated by UTC.
All of these projects and achievements were under Louis Chenevert tenure. He was appreciated with the Honor Award in 2009 from National Museum. During 2011, he was also awarded with an honorary doctorate from HEC Montreal for his achievements and uplifting UTC. Louis was also recognized as the Person of the Year in 2011 by the U.S Aviation trade magazine.