Louis Chenevert is a Canadian businessman who has made a great impact in all the organizations he has worked for. Although he is no longer in active business management activities, he still takes part as a part-time financial adviser to different business organizations. His track record before he retired from the aerospace industry was spectacular. He made changes which affected not only his company but the entire aerospace industry. His strength was in managing production departments of the organizations he worked for. As a business person, he had success running the operations of the different companies he was working for because he believed that the production aspect of every business determines how the others will perform. If it is not good, the whole company will face the consequences.
Louis Chenevert story is clear. He took the normal genuine path that every genuinely competed business leader takes. He started working at General Motors after graduating from HEC Montreal with a degree in production management. At GM, he was very productive, and within a short time, he had moved from a normal employee to a production manager. A few years later he was appointed the Production General Manager in charge of production in the whole assembling plant. He spent 14 years here before leaving for other companies.
In 1993, there was an opportunity for him to switch to another industry. Pratt & Whitney was looking for a production manager to boost its production capabilities. With the experience Louis Chenevert had from the auto industry, he easily earned the position. The company was not performing well at the time, but due to the insight and hard work of Louis Chenevert, there were major improvements. The operations of the company were back up, and the company was making very good results.
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— Louis Chenevert (@louis_chenevert) June 11, 2018
At Pratt & Whitney, he quickly becomes one of the most influential business leaders and earned promotion to lead United Technologies Corporation. UTC is a conglomerate that has other multi-billion dollar companies. Under his management, UTC developed the first geared turbofan engine which is being used by both commercial and military aircraft manufacturing companies.