In the eight years that Louis Chenevert was the chairman and CEO of United Technologies Corporation, he laid a foundation that has set the stage for the corporation to become the best corporation in the aerospace industry in the entire world. The corporation has continued to enjoy great success even after he left the corporation. The strategies and measures that he implemented during his tenure have continued to steer the corporation in a direction of excellence. It has overtaken other corporations in the world, and it is today the biggest manufacturer and supplier of helicopters and jet engines in the world.
Louis Chenevert was appointed the CEO of UTC in 2006. His role in the corporation was to oversee growth in the corporation. He was tasked to be the overall leader and would see to it that the corporation became the best in the globe. Louis Chenevert came with the same vision. He would do his best to see that the corporation became the global leader in the aerospace. Louis Chenevert is a Canadian-French. He studied project management degree in HEC Montreal. In 2011, he was honored honorary degree by his former institution HEC Montreal, for his contribution to the aerospace industry. In the same year, he was named the person of the year a U.S aerospace magazine for his ability to transform the operations UTC in an economically challenging environment.
Louis Chenevert had deep knowledge and experience of running such a huge corporation following his earlier responsibilities at General Motors, where he was the general manager. He had also acquired experience working for Pratt &Whitney a subsidiary of the UTC. Louis Chenevert will be remembered for being a CEO who valued human resource of the institution greatly. He put measures that saw more employees of the corporation enjoy the benefit of furthering their education that was provided by the corporation. UTC has sponsored over 40,000 of its workers to pursue further education. It has, in addition, spent more than $1 billion in the U.S only to improve the welfare of their workers. Louis Chenevert is of the belief that humans come before technology. For technology to work, the workers must first be conversant with the technology.