Louis R. Chenevert

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"Louis R. Chênevert is the former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of United Technologies Corporation. He was elected President & Chief Executive Officer in April 2008 and Chairman in January 2010 and served in those positions until he retired in November 2014. He held the position of President & Chief Operating Officer and served as a Director of United Technologies since March 2006. Prior to that, he served as President, Pratt & Whitney, from April 1999 through March 2006.

"Before joining Pratt & Whitney in 1993, Chênevert spent 14 years at General Motors. He served as Production General Manager of General Motors’ St. Therese operation.

"Chênevert joined the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division as a Senior Industry Advisor from 2015 to 2017 and is a member of the Business Council as well as a former member of the US-India CEO Forum. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Cargill Inc. since 2011, became the Chairman of the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation in late 2017 and is the Chairman of Yale Cancer Center’s Advisory Board. In 2005, Chênevert was inducted as a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).

"Chênevert earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree in production management from the Université de Montréal, École des hautes études commerciales (HEC). He received an Honorary Doctorate from University of Montreal in 2011. He is Chairman of HEC Montreal’s International Advisory Board and a founding director and Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Friends of HEC."[1]

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  1. ideamensch Louis R. Chenevert, organizational web page, accessed October 8, 2018.