Category: Businessman

Canadian Businessman Louis Chenevert

Published / by rattlin

Louis Chenevert Business Career.

Louis Chenevert was born in 1958 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He went to the University of Montreal where he did a major in production management at the HEC Montreal Business School.

He, later on, got a job in St. Therese, Quebec at General Motors. Guy Hachey hired him and also made him in charge of Montreal’s general motors assembly line. After serving general motors for around 14 years, Louis Chenevert decided to change to another industry.

Another public motors employee, Karl Krapek, who like Chenevert wanted a change in sector manages to convince Louis to join the aerospace industry. In 1993 Chenevert joined Pratt and Whitney Canada (PWC) which is an aircraft engine manufacturer situated outside of Montreal.

It is a company within the more celebrated company Pratt and Whitney (P&W) whose base in the United States. Pratt and Whitney is by itself a business unit of the United Technologies Corporation. PWC was more focused on the manufacturing of smaller aircraft engines.

Chenevert later left PWC in 1996 to seek a more significant role in another company. He took a job at P&W where he was chosen to succeed the retiring executive vice president.

He achieved remarkable accomplishments such lowering manufacture costs by a tenth in just 12 months; he also contributed to the speeding up of the process to construct an engine which would then take nine months rather than the previous time of two years. In just three years, Louis Chenevert was named the president of P&W. After taking over, he made the company start making more profit again.

Since his results after being hired as executive vice president at P&W were visible, its parent company UTC came looking for his services. In the year 2006, Chenevert joined UTC as the chairman of the corporation.

UTC offered many other products such as escalators, elevators and security systems amongst others. After being in the company for less than two years, he became the CEO and the president.

Throughout his career, Louis Chenevert has served in other companies such as being a senior industry advisor in Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division. He is in the board of directors of Cargill, chairman of the Yale Cancer Center’s advisory board and also of the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation.

http://www.utc.com/News/News-Center/Pages/Louis-Chenevert-becomes-the-eighth-Chairman-of-United-Technologies.aspx

Trade between the UK and Israel Doubled Under Ambassador Daniel Taub

Published / by rattlin / Leave a Comment

According to a statement released by the Israeli embassy, Trade between the United Kingdom and Israel doubled during Daniel Taub’s four-year tenure. Sajid Javid, the British Secretary for State Innovation, Skills, and Business, announced to a British Israeli Business Awards audience that the total trade between Israel and the UK had entered a “golden era.”

More than 300 Israeli businesses have successfully set up operations in the United Kingdom. According to Britain-Israel Chamber of Commerce, the annual bilateral trade is more than $5.5 billion.

Daniel Taub was born in the UK and later became Israeli ambassador in 2011. He once traveled to Northern Ireland accompanied by his Palestine counterpart as a peace negotiator to learn from the state of affairs there.

A short funny YouTube clip of Foregin secretary Boris johsnon and me that got a lot of hits http://www.thejc.com/videos/news-videos/boris-johnson-and-ambassador-taubs-handshake-mix

At some point during his tenure, he visited Bradford city after some controversial comments made by George Galloway, Bradford West MP. In a speech, the MP declared his constituency “Israel free zone” without tourists, goods, services or academics from that country.

The Telegraph & Argus reported that Daniel Taub was in the city following invitations from the community and would use his visit to hold meetings with faith leaders, councilors, and other groups.

About Daniel Taub

Daniel Taub is a renowned writer of British origin, international lawyer, and an Israeli diplomat. He served as Israel’s ambassador to the UK for four years between 2011 and 2015. Taub is the planning and strategy director in a Jerusalem-based foundation known as the Yad Hanadiv Foundation.

He attended the University College, London, Oxford, and later Harvard University. In 1989, Taub moved to Israel where he served in the Israel Defense Forces as a combat medic. After his Israel arrival, he served as the president’s speechwriter. In 1991, Taub joined the Israeli Foreign Ministry.

Daniel Taub has extensively participated in the Palestinian-Israeli peace process where he has helped negotiate many agreements. He also took part in the Israel-Syrian negotiations.

He was appointed the Court of St James’s ambassador in 2011. Besides serving as ambassador to the United Kingdom between 2013 and 2015, Taub became the first Israel ambassador to the London-based International Maritime Organization. Taub has six children and is married to Zehava.

Learn more about Daniel Taub: http://www.behance.net/danieltaub and https://twitter.com/danieltaub5