Canadian Businessman Louis Chenevert has a degree in Production Management from Montreal University. When he completed his studies, his first degree was at General Motors. He was employed in their plant at St. Theresa, Quebec. A man known as Guy Hachey hired Louis Chenevert. Hachey was his mentor in the auto industry, and both of them became very good friends. The decision by Hachey to hire Louis Chenevert remains one of the best choices he has ever made. His performance with GM was so good that his department was always on top. He was placed in the assembly line. Louis was interested in growing his career and therefore was ready to give his all in running the business. He wanted to rise in ranks and become a significant player in the business sector. The job at GM was the start point for what would become an awesome career.
Louis Chenevert and Guy Hachey were so close that whenever he got promoted, he would promote him to the position he previously occupied. Hachey describes him as the best partner he has ever worked for. Hachey later became the CEO of Bombardier Aerospace Company. The two worked together and made production in the auto industry faster. They paid close attention to all the details needed in production that it was just a matter of time before they accomplished what they had set out to. While working in the auto industry, the production time was one vehicle per minute. So, this is a job that needed precision of the highest degree. A mistake in the production system would result in the production of a very high number of defective vehicles. So, there was no room for people to make a mistake.
Louis Chenevert experience in the auto industry prepared him for tasks in the aerospace industry. He was ready to make the difference in the new industry just like he did while he was in the auto industry. His excellence in the Aerospace was so good that he was appointed to head UTC, a conglomerate business which was in charge of Pratt & Whitney which he was working within the aerospace industry.