Louis Chevenert is the Chief Executive Officer and the former chairman of United Technologies Corporation. In January 2010, he became the chairman of the organization and served in that position until he retired in November 2014.
Until March 2006, Louis was holding the position of Chief Operating Officer and President of United Technologies Corporation. He was also serving as the Director of United Technologies.
Louis served for fourteen years at general motors’ before joining Pratt and Whitney in the year 1993. The idea of United Technologies Corporation began as Louis was the CEO of a multinational company. He drew many ideas from crucial executives of the firm. Throughout his career, Louis has been working with small groups of people that could understand the needs of customers. He ensured that the teams had a positive attitude towards delivering game-changing products.
Louis said that he was most excited about technology and the speed of change in their company. He argued that technology bore new opportunities.
Louis stated that it was difficult to point out a habit that increases his productivity saying that the practices were dependent on one another. He is productive because of being extraordinarily optimistic and passionate. He disregards internal politics and makes sure he invests his time pushing the agenda. He also ensures that the executives have everything they require to produce the best results.
Louise explained about his worst job was at general motors as a Fine Line supervisor on second shift in an assembly plant. The task was difficult, and through that, he learned about the power of people. He also learned on how people wanted to make a difference when the management listens to their opinions. The employees knew how to solve problems among them and to increase the productivity of the company.
If he were to start again, Louis would focus on internal politics and how they could deal with extraordinary results to and impact to the future of brilliant leaders.
According to Louis, as an entrepreneur, one thing to do over and over again is to get the right team together that can help to avoid obstacles. One should appreciate and inspire them and delight customer each time.
One strategy that helped Louis to grow his business is by clear thinking and focusing and combined with walking around. Also by thinking big and eliminating the roadblocks.