Louis Chenevert’s Great Career

Investing in technology has the biggest chance of making any company very competitive. This is a notion that is held highly by former CEO of United Technologies Corporation, Louis Chenevert, and current CEO Gregory Hayes. They also believe that great leadership also plays a big role in making any company successful.

Chenevert personally believes that great leadership is all about investing in the latest technology and the employees of any given company. This is why he went ahead and massively invested in employee education and training. This was his dream and vision during his tenure at UTC.
Since his appointment as the CEO of UTC back in 2006, at a time the American economy was below par, he turned the face of the company in terms of overall growth. The company performed at its highest and delivered in its service to assemble some of the world’s most advanced jet engines, refrigeration and air conditioning systems and helicopters.
Of particular praise is the aerospace system unit that managed to produce the Geared Turbofan (GTF) which was regarded as a technological feat in UTC history and Chenevert Tenure.
Before being CEO of UTC, Chenevert worked as president at GM motors at the start of his career. He was the Production General Manager of its St. Therese operation. After leaving GM and before joining UTC he served as the president of Pratt & Whitney, from April 1999 to March 2006.
Besides the company life, he also serves in other different capacities in various organizations. He is a member of the Executive Committees of the Business Roundtable and Board of Directors for Cargill; others include; the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation and is Chairman of the Yale Cancer Center’s Advisory Board.
The French-Canadian is a graduate of the University of Montreal, School of Business, where he graduated with a bachelor’s honors degree in Commerce with majors in production management.
His career highs include: striking an $18.4 billion deal to acquire Goodrich a feat he achieved in just less than a year. Another key career high and the one which he forever will be proud of will be the development of the Geared Turbofan that was hailed as the best technological Innovation by the airspace stakeholders.
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From Introvert to Executive: The Success of Lori Senecal:

Lori Senecal grew up as a rather shy individual. One of four daughters of a school teacher and a shop owner in Canada, she attended McGill University in Montreal, majoring in business with an emphasis on marketing. After graduation, her first job was with the ad agency Vickers & Benson in Toronto, working on their account with Ford. She was unfamiliar with media buying, and even worse for this admittedly shy person, she had to give presentations before groups of people, sometimes as many as one thousand. Many people might have caved to the pressure. Senecal, however, forced herself to work outside her comfort zone. She made sure she was fully prepared before every presentation. Soon her colleagues took notice, and began suggesting career paths to her that would ultimately lead to management positions.

Today, Lori Senecal is the Global CEO of CP+B, part of MDC Partners advertising and marketing company. Her main job is to help the company’s partners with inventive branding to help them succeed in an increasingly competitive business world. One of the ways she does this is by aiding her employees with their career paths, mainly by helping with their projects and startups on display at agency wide competitions. The once shy Senecal as described by 3percentconf.com also makes several appearances a year on the speaking circuit to talk about the latest innovations in the advertising and marketing industries.

Prior to her position with CP+B, Senecal was Global Executive Chair of KBS. There her responsibility was technology, start up investment, and content creation. According to Hubspot.com’s report, during her watch, KBS grew from 250 employees to 800 worldwide. She was also the Canadian lead for Coca-Cola for Interpublic Group’s McCann Erickson Toronto, and in 2003 launched the company’s young adult marketing unit TAG Ideation. Senecal was named one of “Ad Age’s” Women to Watch in 2014, and won a Quantum Leap Award at the AWNY Game Changer Awards ceremony in 2013.

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