There many factors that influence great leadership, some of them include learning from other investors who were there before us. By so doing, you can avoid the mistakes that they did. You can also learn techniques that they used to get to their destination. The success journey of these influential personalities is also a source of motivation and inspiration. We learn that it was through patience and other noble virtues that they made something out of themselves. Louis Chenevert is one of these individuals.
Louis Chenevert was born in Montreal, Quebec. He went to HEC Montreal, a business school affiliated with the University of Montreal where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Production Management. He was not ready to let this knowledge go to waste. He had to use it to better himself.
Louis Chenevert secured a job in General Motors. He worked in the firm for 14 years. During this time, he was given a chance to work as their Production Manager. In 1993, he got a chance to work with Pratt & Whitney, an aircraft engine manufacturer. His department’s performance improved tremendously. The efforts did not go unnoticed. Louis was promoted to being the President of the company, within six years of the company. This was just a taste of his future success.
Louis Chenevert was then hired as the Chief Executive Officer of United Technologies Corporation (UTC) in 2006. UTC deals with research and production of innovative technology. It deals with diverse products and, therefore needed an intellect.
Louis Chenevert made a big difference in the company. His decisions led to the high ranking of the business. This was done through creativity and innovation to differentiate the company. Louis also led the company to invest in high quality, innovative technology. The elite saw this as a brilliant way of protecting the economy of the United States. By investing in the future, he never meant technology only. Louis also meant human labor. Whenever he saw engineers in a site that was no longer productive, he transferred them to another site, where they would utilize their services.
The reign of Louis Chenevert at UTC will never be forgotten.