United Technologies Corporation (UTC) is one of the largest if not the largest multinational conglomerate with a reputation for researching, designing and manufacturing some of the world sophisticated machinery to date. Some of the equipment that UTC manufactures include HVAC, fire and security engines, building systems, escalators and elevators and aircraft engine systems to name but a few. For a company of this stature, it is expected that its leader is one who can match with it.
Louis Chênevert is one of the fortunate leaders who has been able to hold the CEO position at this great industry and so far one of the greatest leaders the organization has ever had. Mr. Louis Chênevert was born in French but raised in Canada. He holds a degree from the Université de Montréal, École des Hautes études commerciales (HEC) where he specialized in production management.
Before leaving UTC Louis Chênevert had helped the business conglomerate achieve huge success, one that takes most business executives years of hard work to achieve. In a duration of one year, Louis had been able to grow the company’s revenues to amounts of $100 billion. As hard as it may seem, nothing could be further from the truth.
By the mere fact that Louis Chênevert is the head of the company, he is the man expected to take all the credit for the success, however the truth of the matter and one that Mr. Louis is aware of is that it took also the intervention of other factors to achieve these success. Throughout his career, Louis Chênevert has always believed in the power of his employees. According to him, while investing in technology will help the business achieve its goals, investing in people will see the business achieve even more. With this in mind therefore, Louis Chênevert always encouraged his employees to advance their education and skills which resultantly influenced on UTC’s performance.
Louis Chênevert was also able to realize the successes in UTC thanks to his leadership skills. Mr. Louis possesses straight-forward thinking abilities. Through this, the executive was able to choose the best projects the company got to work on thus helping them meet their targets faster.