Louis R. Chênevert is making his way through the business world with ease. At United Technologies Corporation he worked hard as their Chief Executive Officer and Chairman. He received his degree at HEC Montréal and also received an honorary doctorate from them in May 2011.
United Technologies Corporation is an aircraft manufacturing company based in Hartford, Connecticut. It is a $63 billion dollar business this is not slowing down any time soon. When Louis was working there he made sure the company did not go under during the recession. He beat the odds and kept it all ethical without hurting the environment, paying employees unfair wages, or sacrificing the needs of the local community. Louis also kept the company in its hometown, instead of relocating it to another country.
Aviation Week & Space Technology Person of the Year Louis R. Chênevert is hardworking Canadian businessman. He was born in Quebec and raised there. He received his Bachelor’s degree from HEC Montréal in production management. United Technologies Corporation (also known as UTC) is not only the leading helicopter manufacturer in the United States, but they are also the World’s largest manufacture for elevators and escalators. Another branch of the business makes and are a US leader of heating and air conditioning equipment, fire detection, and refrigeration. Mr. Chênevert surely helped the company grow and gained the trust of employees and shareholders alike. With his desire for a harmonious workplace he has successfully grown UTC without sacrificing the most important components in the meanwhile, the people. That is why they call him the think tank. He’s able to solve the puzzle without losing any of the pieces.
Mr. Chênevert has a rich career history working with big corporations. He was the President of Pratt & Whitney Aircraft and the Production General Manager at General Motors. He currently resides in Hartford, Connecticut.