How UTC Benefitted From Louis Chenevert’s Leadership

Louis Chenevert was appointed the chief executive officer and chairman of United Technology Corporation in 2006. United Technology Corporation researches and manufacturers high technology based products such as commercial and military grade jet engines. UTC also produces sensors and flight controls for aerospace systems. United Technology Corporation manufacturers many products that are incorporated into the refrigeration and HVAC industries. Since Louis Chenevert was appointed CEO of the company, UTC has become the most profitable conglomerate company within the USA. He was able to grow the company by investing in new technology and innovation.

Prior to becoming the chief executive officer and chairman of United Technology Corporation, Louis Chenevert held various other high ranking positions. Mr. Chenevert was employed by GM (General Motors) for 14 years. During his employment with GM he was a production manager. In 1993 he moved on to a aircraft manufacturing company and then from there acquired his position with UTC. While employed with Pratt & Whitney he became the President of the company. He worked with them from 1993 until 1999. Prior to his business experience he earned his bachelor’s degree from HEC Montreal. HEC Montreal is a business school that is affiliated from the University of Montreal. In 2011 he also acquired his honorary doctorate from HEC Montreal.

During his employment with United Technology Corporation, Louis Chenevert was also the vice chairman of the executive committee of the business council from 2011-2012. In 2009 he was given an honor award from the National Building Museum and in 2011 Aviation Week and Space Technology magazine named him their person of the year.

Louis Chenevert cares about the environment and has been striving to continually make technological advances at UTC to become more eco-friendly. He was able to reduce greenhouse gas emission by 26% and water consumption by 53% since 1997. He stepped down from his position at United Technology Corporation in 2014, but to this day the company is still benefiting from the investments and eco-friendly advances the company experienced during his leadership with them.

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