, Chairman and CEO of United Technologies Corporation, recognized for
outstanding commitment to innovation, education, and environmental
WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian American Business Council (CABC) announced today
that Louis Chenevert, Chairman & CEO of United Technologies Corporation (UTC), is the
recipient of its prestigious 2013 Corporate Leadership Award. The award, now in its 19th year, will be presented on November 5, 2013 at the CABC's annual Policy Conference held in Ottawa.
"Each year, we seek to recognize successful Canadian American business
leaders for their outstanding contributions to innovation, education
and environmental sustainability," said CABC Chairman Bill Dalson.
"This year, we are proud to recognize Mr. Chenevert, a
Canadian-American who, as leader of a Fortune 50 firm, serves as an
inspiration to young men and women who want to achieve global business
United Technologies is a world leader in aerospace and commercial
building systems, manufacturing and servicing Otis elevators and
escalators, Carrier heating, ventilation, air conditioning and
refrigeration systems, Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines, Sikorsky
helicopters, UTC Aerospace Systems, Chubb security systems and more.
Mr. Chenevert, a native of Montreal, began his career with General
Motors and Pratt & Whitney Canada. Later, he became President of Pratt
& Whitney before taking the helm as CEO for all of United Technologies
Under his leadership, UTC is extending its legacy of pioneering
innovations. These include Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan
aircraft engines that reduce fuel consumption by 16% and lower the
airport noise footprint by up to 75%. In addition, new Carrier
refrigeration systems use carbon dioxide as an environmentally
This year, UTC is being recognized for education, environmental
responsibility, and exceptional innovation. Past award winners have
included GE Aviation, Milton-Bradley, Boston Scientific, Cummins,
Honeywell Aerospace, Intel Corporation, and JohnsonDiversey.
"The Board of Directors of CABC is pleased to recognize Mr. Chenevert
and UTC for putting tens of thousands of Canadians and Americans at the
forefront of technical innovation," Dalson said. "Each and every day,
UTC works to deliver products that respect the environment while
creating an open, diverse setting in which employees have countless
opportunities to learn and grow throughout their careers. That should
be celebrated on both sides of the border."
For information on the Policy Conference, please visit www.cabc.co
About the Canadian American Business Council
The Canadian American Business Council is the voice of business in the
world's most prosperous relationship. Established in 1987 in
Washington, D.C., the Council is a non-profit, non-partisan,
issues-oriented organization dedicated to elevating the private sector
perspective on issues that affect our two nations. Our members are key
business leaders and stakeholders from both sides of the border. The
Council's activities include high-level briefings on issues of current
concern, assistance with practical trade and policy challenges,
significant networking opportunities, and informative seminars.
CABC member companies include: Air Canada, Amgen, Bombardier, Campbell
Soup Company, Canadian National Railway, Coca-Cola, ExxonMobil
Corporation, Ford Motor Company, Lockheed Martin, MTS Allstream,
Research In Motion, Shell Oil, Target, TD Bank, TransCanada, and UPS.
For more information contact:
Kyle MacDonald, Executive Director, CABC: firstname.lastname@example.org
CONTACT: AJ Goodman, 647-986-8137
SOURCE: Canadian American Business Council
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