Louis Chenevert leads the UTC’s Pratt & Whitney (which he acquired for the UTC) get the contracting right as the sole supplier of the F-35 engine in the US Air Force. Thanks to Louis Chenevert, UTC now dominates the aerospace system supplies, heating, conditioning and refrigeration products, geared Turbofan engines among other things manufactured. He has helped UTC navigate worse economic times such as the crisis that lead to the fall of Philco, Zenith, RCA and Bethlehem Steel. Although, he has since then resigned his vision is still being propelled by Edward Kangas who is the current Chairman and CEO of United Technologies Corporation.
About Louis Chenevert
Louis Chenevert majored in Production Management at the University of Montreal which he completed successfully. He began working for the General Motors for about 14 years. Louis later worked for Pratt & Whitney’s office based in Canada before being elected as Chief Operating Officer and President of United Technologies Corporation.
In 2015, he was given a prestigious role as the exclusive advisor for the Goldman Sachs – Merchant Banking division. His legacy will last long thanks to the popular Employees Scholar Program which he launched at UTC. This program demands a $10 billion investment to fund education for employees seeking advancement. About 40,000 employees have gained university degrees under the program. His leadership was admirable, fruitful, and fulfilling.