Louis Chenevert has often been referred to as a man of many skills and talents. As Chenevert has proven, it matters now where you come from, but it only matters where you end up. His career has flourished with prestigious titles in production management for General Motors, as well as CEO and advisor for Goldman Sachs. Finishing strong is something he was able to do, and he encourages others to do the same. What made the difference for Louis Chenevert?
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His story is about knowing exactly what he wanted out of life, and coming up with a plan to get there. Unlike many successful businessmen, Louis Chenevert was not born to a wealthy or accomplished family in the world of business. His path to success was paved with nothing more than his commitment to doing the work and becoming a successful individual. He had learned long ago that if he remained dedicated to working hard, that he would ultimately have prosperity.
Gaining an interest in business while growing up, and later attended the HEC Montreal Business School where he majored in production management. His passion during this time was to discover how to produce the absolute best goods through a production process and system while minimizing cost. Upon his graduation, he quickly secured a job with General Motors in production management, proving to his superiors that his education as well as his dedication to his career was more than enough for him to become the success he had dreamed about.
While working with General Motors, Louis became good friends with Guy Hachey, the hiring manager for the company. Through their long journey in production, and the success that was achieved while Louis was in management, production levels increased, impressing Hachey as well as his superiors. Hachey found it easy to get along with Louis, and they remain friends today.