Louis R. Chenevert: Investing in People

Louis R. Chenevert is a Canadian businessman known primarily for being the former CEO and chairman of the United Technologies Corporation, an American technological company specializing in the research, development and manufacturing of products that are being used in the high tech industry. They focus on a variety of areas, and their products are the following: aerospace systems, aircraft engines, HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) systems, elevators and escalators, fire protection and security systems, building systems, and industrial products. The company grew significantly under the leadership of Louis R. Chenevert.

Louis R. Chenevert was born in Canada, and he graduated from the University of Montreal, receiving his Bachelor of Commerce Degree. After graduating, he decided to work for several companies, often taking up a managerial or an executive post. He first worked for General Motors, and he spent 14 years of his life working at the automobile industry He decided to resign from General Motors after persuading himself that he wanted to do another job. He was hired by Pratt & Whitney Company after leaving his first company. He worked there for 6 years, and resigned after an opportunity to work for the United Technologies Corporation came up. He was appointed as the CEO in 2006, and managed all of the operational aspects of United Technologies Corporation until 2014. For 12 years, Louis R. Chenevert served the United Technologies Corporation.

The leadership of Louis R. Chenevert has seen a positive impact on the development of the company. Through their programs and financial assistance, many employees and soon to be employees managed to get their diploma, and because of the talents that they have invested on, they developed superior technologies that are now being used in the industry. Louis R. Chenevert believes in the power of the people, with the best investments being in people themselves.