Louis Chenevert is a globally recognized and respected businessman with a proven track record of success. He leverages his steadfast principles, innovative ideas, and outstanding decision-making skills to help steer the growth of his ventures. Currently, Louis Chenevert is Merchant Banking Division Goldman Sachs’ exclusive advisor.
Louis Chenevert began his career at General Motors as a junior officer before rising to the rank of the Production General Manager. In 1993, he left for Pratt & Whitney, an accomplished aircraft engine manufacturers. Under Chenevert’s tenure, General Motors unit performance increased significantly, leading to his appointment as the company’s President in just six years. In 2006, he left for United Technologies Corporation (UTC) as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Tenure at UTC
UTC is a globally recognized company specializing in the research and manufacturing of high-technology products. It specializes in the assembling of jet engines for military and commercial use, production of sensors, refrigeration and air-conditioning, and flight controls. Louis Chenevert has unmatched management skills which he uses to propel UTC to success and prominence before stepping down as CEO in 2014.
Importance of Investing in Technology
Louis Chenevert understands the importance of investing in innovative technology. He has been instrumental in the growth of the America’s economy. For him, investing in innovation goes beyond technology to include people as well. UTC’s current Chief Executive Officer continues a legacy started by Louis Chenevert to invest in the technology and the future. The combination of high-quality education and high-end technology is critical to improving employee performance. Mr. Chenevert’s professional success and contribution have been extensively recognized. In 2009, he won the National Building Museum, a prestigious award following his appointment as UTC’s president. In 2014, HEC honored him with a Doctorate Honoris Causa.