Louis Chenevert had tremendous success as the CEO of United Technologies Corporation. He was able to use his experience in the business world to make an impact on the culture of the company. Louis wanted UTC to be a place that everyone could be proud to say they worked at. He was able to have such an influence by investing in the ideas and visions of the people who were with the organization. Chenevert encouraged them to bring their thoughts to the table. He in turn was committed to listening to anyone who had an idea that would inspire new business tactics. This is the type of policy that reshaped the environment of UTC. Louis used this to help the company make an impact on the economy through creating job opportunities.
Technology evolves constantly. The consumers of technology are more sophisticated than ever. Their desires are as complicated as the items they purchase. Chenevert committed to keeping up with the demand for technology by hiring 25,000 people over a three-year period in the United States alone. He wanted to prove to the industry that UTC supports creativity in the manner it says it does.
The main company has a powerful influence over all of its affiliates. Chenevert made a huge commitment to suppliers. He knows that UTC outsources a great deal of its core work. The company invested up to 40 million dollars within a three-year period in its support system so that suppliers can continue to deliver a fabulous product.
Human beings are the creators of all technology. This is why UTC continuously supports innovative thinking. Chenevert wanted his team members to think outside of the box and not be afraid to push past the standard limits. UTC implemented a scholarship program in order to inspire internal creativity. The company will pay for the education of any employee no matter what their field of study decides to be.
Louis Chenevert is originally from Quebec, Canada. He attended HEC business school which is an affiliate of the University of Montreal. He earned his bachelor’s degree and set out to accomplish his goals in business. Louis was very successful at General Motors. He spent 14 years there before arriving at Pratt & Whitney where he had a six-year stay. In 2014, Louis Chenevert resigned of his position as CEO of United Technologies Corporation.