Sheldon Lavin: The Brains Behind Success At OSI Group
Sheldon Lavin is the respected Chief Executive Officer and Chairman at the OSI Group. He also works as the President of OSI International Foods Ltd. so that he is able to stay on top of everything going on in the company. Efficiently producing high quality products is his main priority and he works hard to meet that goal. Mr. Lavin’s history in food service spans back to the 1970s when he funded the beginning of OSI, Otti & Sons.
Under Mr. Sheldon Lavin’s leadership, OSI has become a global leader in the food processing industry and they continue to further expand their business all over the world. In 2016, he was awarded with the Global Visionary Award by the Vision World Academy from India. Sheldon Lavin also a Lifetime Achievement Award from RSM US LLP. This was awarded to him for his work in the business community around Chicago. Mr. Lavin is also concerned about the environment and seeks to make his company as environmentally sustainable as he possibly can. Mr. Lavin is involved with the Ronald McDonald House Charity and is very devoted to wife and children.
Mr. Sheldon Lavin began his career in finance and investing before he eventually broke into the meat industry. It took him many years of hard work and dedication to build a company he is proud of today. OSI now has almost 20,00 employees that are located all over the world and Mr. Lavin is dedicated to each and every one of them. He has worked to make OSI into a friendly work environment and they truly care about every member of the team.
Thanks to this, they have a very small number of turnover in the company. In 1970, he got his big break while working for Otto & Sons when they got an offer to supply hamburger to McDonalds. Just five years later and Mr. Lavin was already working to expand their reach overseas. By the 80s, OSI has reached out as far as Taiwan and South America. Mr. Sheldon Lavin Chairman and CEO continues to push for expansion today and it is under his leadership that OSI continues to thrive with the food industry.
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