How Louis Chenevert Took United Technologies Corporation to Greater Heights

Investing in high-end technology can give you a competitive edge. Gregory Hayes, the current Chief Executive Officer of United Technologies Corporation, and Louis Chenevert, the former Chief Executive Officer, firmly believe in it. Louis Chenevert feels passionate about businesses that have the acumen to invest in the most advanced technology.

United Technologies Corporations commits to investing in state-of-the-art technology. Hayes looks forward to leaving a legacy behind and make the company better than how he found it. He takes pride in the development of the GTF engine.

Since joining Pratt & Whitney in 1999, Louis Chenevert helped the company make gains in the market share. Despite joining the manufacturing company during the subprime recession, Louis Chenevert led it to significant achievements. Under his leadership, UTC assembled the world’s most advanced helicopters and jets at its Sikorsky unit. Besides, the company dominates the air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating markets. Under his regime, UTC continued its commitment to invest in technology that drives the growth of job opportunities in the manufacturing industry.

About Louis Chenevert

Louis Chenevert is an accomplished Canadian entrepreneur. Previously, he served as the president of Pratt & Whitney Canada. He also served as United Technologies Corporation’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Chenevert was born in Quebec and went to HEC Montreal, an affiliate of University of Montreal to pursue a degree in Production Management.

Louis became the President and Chief Operating Officer of UTC in March 2006. He joined Pratt & Whitney in 1999 as the President where he worked for six years. Besides, he spent 14 years at General Motors. In the fall of 2014, Chenevert resigned as UTC’s CEO and was replaced by Edward Kangas. Between 2011 and 2012, he worked as the Vice Chairman of The Business Council. On September 8, 2015, Louis Chenevert took up the role of a financial advisor at Goldman Sachs. Here, Chenevert will target opportunities in the industrial and aerospace sectors. In 2009, National Building Museum awarded Louis Chenevert the Honor Award. In 2001, Aviation Week & Space Technology, an aviation trade magazine named Chenevert as its Person of the Year in 2011.