Louis Chenevert has always been a leader who invested in the future. As the CEO of United Technologies Corporation, Louis led by setting the ultimate example for his team. He wanted UTC to be a company that everyone could be proud to be a part of. Chenevert was appointed as CEO and immediately set about making an impact on the culture at the organization. Louis Chenevert encouraged technicians and executives at the company to embrace their creativity and bring fresh ideas to the table. Louis is a short- and long-term thinker who knows how to prioritize. UTC remains on the cutting edge of the technology industry and is proud to be a company that creates jobs in order to influence the US economy.
Technology will always evolve. So will the demands of the people who use the endless supply of gadgets that are created. Louis believed that investing in the future meant creating new opportunities. He planned to hire up to 25,000 people over a three-year within the United States alone. This was a way of showing the company’s commitment to creativity and growth.
When the main organization thrives it affects the brands that are affiliated with it. Chenevert paid close attention to his suppliers because UTC outsources a great deal of its activity. The relationships between the support organizations had to be kept intact. Chenevert allocated up to 40 million dollars over a 3 year period to support suppliers.
People are the source behind successful technology. UTC shows support for its creators by allowing them to push past limits. The company sponsors a scholarship program that lets team members to pursue a degree in whatever choice of study they decide on. The company pays for the entire tuition.
Louis Chenevert was born and raised in Quebec, Canada. He received a bachelor’s degree from HEC Montreal, which is the business school located at the University of Montreal. He then went on to make his mark in the corporate world. Louis spent six years with Pratt & Whitney before moving on to UTC. He also had a 14 years stay at General Motors.