Louis R. Chenevert’s success story is one of the most motivating success journey’s around. Chenevert wasn’t lucky enough to be born into a wealthy family but he did not let this deter him. He instead took the challenge and rose against all the odds to becoming one of the most excellent business person’s around. Chenevert’s hard work has paid off in several ways; he rose to become a production manager at General Motor’s, to CEO of United Technologies (UTC), to an advisor for Goldman Sachs.
Louis R. Chenevert was born in 1958 in one of the most populous cities of the Canadian province of Quebec called Montreal. Chenevert grew up from a humble background and developed his passion for business and entrepreneurship at an early age.
Chenevert went further to build a foundation for his career by joining the University of Montreal. While at the University in the HSC Montreal Business School and being driven by his unending love for business, he specialized in production management.
A Bold and Successful Career Change
Louis R. Chenevert landed his first job as a production manager at general motors at St. Therese, Quebec. The General Motors plant continued to witness Chenevert’s prowess for 14 good years. With the help of his veteran General Motors colleague, Louis decided to resign and move to the aerospace industry. He began working with Pratt & Whitney Canada (PWC), an aircraft engine manufacturer in 1993 and after three years of he made a transition to a sister company called Pratt & Whitney (P&W) which manufactured larger aircraft engines.
At P&W, Chenevert achieved various milestones. For instance he helped the company reduce its production costs by 10 percent. It is through such strategic moves that he has risen to be one of the most successful people around and also became the President of P&W after another three years of stay.
Achieving A Career Peak
Louis R. Chenevert has always experienced upward mobility in his career through hard work and determination. Chenevert was welcomed to United Technologies (UTC) the parent Company as the director and in less than two years became the CEO and president.
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Chenevert, a definite change maker, made impacting decisions at UTC which brought a tremendous amount of success within a short period. A $240 million-dollar contract with the US Navy, acquisition of Goodrich Corporation and an increase in the stock price per share are but to mention a few achievements.