One of the fundamental pillars of success in Louis Chenevert’s stellar career as an entrepreneur and corporate leader is his strong belief in the importance of teamwork. Throughout his career, Chenevert has scaled the corporate ladder and became a successful and an award-winning entrepreneur by relying on the enormous potential possessed by teams. By celebrating and fostering open thinking, Chenevert successfully served in high profile corporate positions in some of the world’s leading multinational corporations such as Goldman Sachs, General Motors and United Technologies. He worked at General Motors for fourteen years where he rose through ranks of the company he joined as a line supervisor to become a production general manager at its plant in St. Therese. He would later move to Pratt & Whitney where he served as the company’s president between 1999 and 2006 after initially joining in 1993.
By thinking big, persevering and tapping into the potential teamwork, Louis Chenevert successful guidedUnited TechnologiesCorporation to financial and operational success. At the company, he held various high profile positions including serving as a director, chief operating officer, and president from 2006. By the time he retired in 2014Mr. Chenevert had served as the company’s chairman following his appointment in 2010 and chief executive officer. He also served as the company’s president between 2008 and 2014. He currently serves as the chairman of the board of advisors of the University of Montreal’s College of Commerce (HEC). He also chairs the Friends of HEC’s board of directors where he is also a founding director. Chenevert’s excellent track record in corporate leadership saw him awarded an honorary doctorate from his alma mater.
Education Background and Skill Set
Louis Chenevert is a distinguished businessman and corporate leader with multiple skills and vast experience in corporate management and leadership. His excellent career and leadership track record is founded on his solid academic qualification. Louis is an alumnus of the University of Montreal where he graduated in 1979 with a Bachelor’s degree in production management. He also specialized in operations management at the university. Over the years, he has developed into an excellent, inspiring and visionary leader. He is also a strategic thinker with impeccable customer relations management skills.