Founded in 1909 by a German immigrant named Otto Kolschowsky, the company now know as OSI Group has been supplying first the Chicago area, then the nation, and finally the world with meat and vegetable products for various restaurants, primarily McDonald’s. Through various transitions and changes in the companies history they have maintained their role as a major force in the food industry.
OSI Group was an early supplier for the then-small McDonald’s when it launched it franchise business model in the 1950s. McDonald’s growth has coincided with OSI’s growth, with the products provided OSI playing a role in the international growth of McDonald’s into one of the world’s best-known brands. OSI Group McDonalds partnership has benefited both organizations through the decades as OSI Group McDonalds have grown internationally together. OSI supplies many other well-known brands with their products, but the partnership between OSI Group McDonalds is arguably the most high profile partnership for both companies.
As OSI Group has expanded into international markets, they have also grown their presence in the United States through various acquisitions and expansions of their processing capacity in the United States and beyond. OSI Group McDonalds have made a name for themselves both in concert and separately across the Americas, Asia, Europe and Australia.
By acquiring many established food processors and producers in new markets, OSI Group not only gains a foothold in a new country or region but also saves themselves the headaches and expenses that come from starting from scratch. By merging with companies that already have processing capacity, delivery networks and a client base, OSI Group keeps its start-up and logistics costs down and is able to enter the new markets with business already underway. This has been a huge factor in the success of their expansions across the globe.
As OSI Group continues to expand its business interests and the region it operates in, it continues to be recognized through industry awards and placement at position 58 on the 2016 FORBES list of the largest private companies. The definition of the American Dream, OSI has been a classic success story.
With all the negativity in today’s world, it is refreshing to hear about somebody making it a better place to live. Victoria Doramus is definitely one of these people worth mention. Her story is not only one of providing help to those that care for animals, it is also a story of victory over personal obstacles. Having conquered addiction in her past, she has undergone many trials and overcome them with grace in such a way that should inspire all that hear her story. After receiving the help that she needed in order to regain control over her life, she had the realization that it was now time for her to help others as well.
People seem to forget at times that they are not the only ones that need help. Animals also rely on us for many essentials to ensure their quality of life. This is the main idea behind marketing expert Victoria Doramus having chosen to support the Best Friends Animal Society. They are dedicated to eliminating the killing of animals in shelters by assembling programs for the community all over the United States. Their motto is that by working as a team they will be able to provide them all with full lives.
During the 1980’s, it was common for shelters to regularly kill animals such as dogs and cats merely due to them being unwanted. This is when the team of people took action by arranging for a place where the sick animals could be restored back to health without possibly being put down for that reason alone. They also made it a point to find places for these animals to be loved and cared for even after their rehabilitation.
Victoria Doramus has given her full support for this dedicated team, feeling that they deserve the same types of love and care that all humans are entitled to. Currently, about 1,600 animals are now receiving the attention they require in order to succeed in finding the love they should have. Her story is a commendable one that speaks deep truths about leaving a mark on this world that truly makes a difference.
Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade started his career as a highly recognized, held in high esteem, and highly notable physician in the northern regions of Brazil. Becoming a veteran and specialized entrepreneur happened by chance when Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade also highly regarded as Dr. Carlos purchased a vehicle from a fledgling auto dealership in Campina Grande (PB) that he found went out of business. Having paid in advance for the automobile, a Ford Landau, Dr. Carlos sued for ownership of the auto dealership, won, and began to develop an automobile company that would surpass many in the industry as an outstanding business acquisition.
This event occurred in 1979. Today, CAOA, a company that is named after Dr. Carlos, has sold over one million automobiles in Brazil.
CAOA has dealerships in every Brazilian region and imports such exquisite vehicle lines as Ford, Hyundai and Subaru.
The CAOA automobile factory broke ground in 2007 in the Agribusiness District of Anápolis, in the State of Goiás (GO) making Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade the first owner of a Hyundai factory in Brazil. The manufacturing company produces such products as Tucson, iX35, the New Tucson SUVs, and HR and HD80 trucks.
In 2017 the Brazilian manufacturing company partnered with the largest exporter of Chinese automobiles, CHERY, to become CAOA CHERY, a 100% owned automobile manufacturing company.
Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade has won many prestigious awards for his acuity to perfection in standards and his work in environmental awareness within the automobile industry. Such awards as Distributor of The Year as bestowed upon him by Hyundai in 2012 and the JD Power Institute ranking of first in sales and after sales in customer satisfaction surveys in 2014 and 2017 as well as many others are the reasons why Dr. Carlos has sustained such longevity and success with his business.
The idea for GreenSky Credit came to the company’s founder, David Zalik, as he was working as a consultant with some of the biggest names in home improvement. Zalik had noticed that the companies with which he was working, including Lowe’s, Home Depot and Benjamin Moore, were losing tens of millions of dollars each year when customers ended up being presented with final project costs that wildly diverged from their own personal estimates. He realized that if someone could provide these customers with instantly approved loans at the point of sale, many of these deals could be pushed through.
But first, Zalik would need to convince both retailers and banks that his idea was viable. Before GreenSky could even get off the ground, he would need to convince bankers to loan him the money to launch the venture. Later, he would need to convince many of those same banks that the borrowers with whom he was connecting them were good prospects for extending large, instantly approved loans.
Going all in on an idea
But as Zalik visited bank after bank, he slowly came to the realization that the idea behind GreenSky was simply too radical for the conservative tastes of traditional bankers. For starters, he still needed to develop a loan-making interface that would serve a wide variety of clients and industries. Without a ready-made demo, he found it nearly impossible to even keep the interest of bankers throughout the length of a single meeting. Eventually, Zalik realized that he would either have to go begging for money through venture capital firms or else he would need to raise the capital himself through the liquidation of his large real estate holdings.
He wound up choosing the latter option. This would ultimately prove to be a great bet. Without any equity partners, Zalik retained full ownership in the company. And this ultimately would make him a billionaire. Today, GreenSky is worth an estimated $5 billion, making it one of the most prominent fintech companies in the world. And as the company considers an IPO, the windfall could make Zalik among the richest people in the world.
Doe Deere is the founder and owner of Lime Cosmetics which was created in the fall season of 2008. Lime Cosmetics is a vegan and cruelty-free cosmetic line. Lime Crime was the first digital makeup and hair color brand. This line features unicorn products along with different lipsticks, eye-shadows, and many other beauty products. She wanted to create a unique, magical look that people would love in every color to explore their beauty even more. Doe Deere’s dream was to inspire women to never give up, and to let them know they can achieve anything, and she is doing exactly that. She has been and still is a trend setter in the makeup industry.
Deere was born in Russia on June 15, 1981 but grew-up in New York City where she moved at the age of seventeen. While waiting for her mom records of education to be sent to the United States her and her family became homeless because it took so long. No one wanted to hire her mom or give her a job to make ends meet. They were forced to check into homeless shelters and stand in lines back and forth to receive a meal.
Deere saw the situation and started to write all her ideas on paper. Her first thought was becoming a fashion designer. After months of this Deere and her family met someone whom would help them and introduce them to new things. A lawyer who inspire women by the name of Dorchen Leidholdt helped Deere get into the Fashion Institute of Technology and helped her sister into Columbia University where years later her sister graduated on a scholarship with honors.
After years of struggle, became success for Deere. Her company Lime Crime has become successful and she now inspire women all over the world to be themselves. Sometimes you must go through the struggles of life, to be successful, have a story, and appreciate what you will gain.
Wes Edens is a great investor from the United States of America. He is renowned in the investment world for being one of the founders of Fortress Investment Group. Apart from being a partner and working at Fortress Investment Group, he has several sports teams. FlyQuest and Milwaukee are his teams. The talented entrepreneur is a graduate of Oregon State University. At the university, he pursued a degree in Business Administration and Finance. After his graduation, he launched his career by looking for a job and landed a position at Lehman Brothers. He worked at the company for more five years and was even promoted to become the managing director. Throughout his journey in entrepreneurship, he has learned a lot of things, and that is why he can successfully invest his money. He moved to work at BlackRock and worked there for four years gaining experienced and skills needed to run a large organization like Fortress Investment Group.
It is through the experience Wes Edens gained from these companies that he discovered he could start a company and even acquire more profits. He met a group of individuals like Randal Nardone who had similar goals, and they set to start a company that would later become a global one. They began Fortress Investment Group in 1998. They had the knowledge and skills on how to manage a startup. They used these skills and made the company successful. It has been growing under their leadership and has attracted customers from around the world. Formerly, it was a private equity firm, but in 2007 it became public and sold shares.
Since it became public Wes Edens has continued to work as the chairman, and he has helped the company in many ways. The company has sections like hedge funds, real estate and equity and they all went to the general public in 2007. Wes Edens is serving on the board of directors, and through his services, Fortress Investment Group is heading in the right direction. His ability to learn the market trends has helped Fortress Investment to be one of the best alternative asset management. That is why customers are happy with the services they get.
Organo Gold was founded by Bernardo Chua in 2008. He had a vision for the company to market a line of healthful bioactive coffee beverages. All of the products that he produces contain ganoderma lucidum, ingredient that comes from the lingzhi mushroom. It is believed to have benefits that promote good health when consumed. The company has expanded to include other beverages such as teas and lemonade.
Bernardo promotes and sells the Organo Gold family of products through a multi-level marketing network. The network consists of distributors who can receive the products on a wholesale basis, and they then sell the products at retail price to their customers. The company has been offering this business opportunity since its inception. The distributors have the opportunity to be in business for themselves and to grow their own business at their own pace.
Organo Gold provides online training to its distributors. Bernardo Chua created the Organo Gold University to help his distributors increase their sales, learn about new products, learn helpful tips on marketing the products, and more. Distributors can sign up and sign in to the Organo Gold University website. It also teaches distributors how to increase their level of sales by signing up new distributors to their network thereby creating the opportunity of multi levels of revenue. Mr. Chua is an experienced trainer and leader of multi-level marketing companies.
The Organo Gold brand has a large following of loyal customers, and most of them give the products high reviews. According to amazon.com, 79% of review writers gave the products 5 stars and 12% rated them 4 star. There are 1186 positive reviews posted on Amazon. A reviewer found that the 30 pack of sachets is a particularly economical purchase, and she like the “aromatic, earthy and pungent” taste of the coffee.
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Victoria Doramus is a renowned expert in drug addiction psychology and behavior. She has managed to deal with various habits related to drug addiction. She has been able to overcome and eliminate them. Victoria discovered that she requires a network of close friends, especially the fully committed individuals in fighting drug addiction at all costs. She realized this after experiencing great challenges in her mission. She gave a comprehensive and detailed explanation of her experience in her tough task of fighting drug addiction. In her story, she stated that in 2011, she visited rehab for her first time. She spent 45 days at the rehab in Arizona, and they specialized in two drugs, Cocaine and Adderall. Adderall is at times meant for the ADHD patients. However, it’s highly addictive, and its effects are tremendously fatal.
Victoria Doramus learned a lot about the process involved and left with high hopes for the future. She did not wholly understand the nature of addiction and that she was suffering from a disease that required unique treatment since it was not quickly dealt with. In the next five years, she changed jobs, states, and friends but this never worked out for her. In 2016, she got to the lowest point of her life and finally discovered the nature of her problems. Doramus was ready to engage in everything that would get her better. She affirmed that an addict was mandatory in her recovery. She also noted that addicts never commit to things that they are they are not willing to. This is regardless of the tools used and the support. She stated that responsibility and personal resolve are not easily recovered.
Victoria Doramus went back to New York in 2016 where she was highly devoted to fighting her demons severely for her success. She wanted to prove to her mother who was sickly and dying of cancer that she was capable of handling this dreadful issue. Unfortunately, she failed in getting sober by herself. She enrolled for Manhattan doctors for mediation, but they were not reliable since their main aim was making profits at the expense of their clients. Being in Manhattan homeless and with no family nor friends opened her mind, and she realized that she needed a network to help her sail through. She could not do it all by herself.
OSI Food Solutions is a privately owned company based out of Aurora, Illinois. It has 65 facilities all over the world, and the company employs over 200,000. They are an innovative company and has been recognized as America’s top 100 food companies because of their innovation and growth.
OSI Food Solutions provides food products for many different restaurant and retail industries, and their recourses include processing plants as well as packaging facilities. They are a company with global connections, and they are considered a leader in the food supply industry.
Their products are sourced from the very best suppliers available, and OSI is known for their very high standards when buying from food vendors. They strive to provide the very best for their customers, and it shows. They are always challenging their vendors to set the bar as high as they do and to bring the level of quality as high as it can go. Their vendor resources are quite extensive since they have connections and centers all over the world.
OSI Food Solutions gives their clients many options such as whether they would like to buy raw meats or fully cooked meats. Their facilities allow them to grind and form meats into shapes and designs and they cater to retailers as well as to restaurants. They are capable of packaging foods in portion packs as well as in bulk packs. They offer vacuum packing, and if they do not currently offer what their clients want, they will find a way to provide it. These are just a few of the reasons why they have earned the reputation of being one of America’s top 100 food companies.
Sheldon Lavin is the very dedicated CEO of OSI Group, and he has helped the company to become the success it is today. He has given his time and effort to help build up the company and to make it what it is today.
OSI Food Solutions offers many exciting career opportunities as well, and they work very hard to provide a great working environment for their employees. They have a diverse workforce and proudly employ many people who are as dedicated and driven as those who built the company. OSI is always looking for people who are team players and who thrive in an environment that offers solutions to their customers. OSI Food Solutions remains a premier food provider for a reason.
Hussain Sajwani is the Chairman and Founder of DAMAC Properties, an international property management and development company. The United Arab Emirates national graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Engineering and Economics. Hussein began his career as a Contracts Manager for Abu Dhabi National Oil Company’s subsidiary GASCO. He later started his own company in 1982 where he established a catering venture.
Despite the fact that he began a modest company, it has grown to be one of the market leaders in the Middle East, CIS and Africa. This is exemplified by the fact that his catering venture serves more than 150, 00 meals and 200 projects daily in the markets it operates. The company services construction campsites, educational institutions, offshore/onshore locations, five-star hotels, and army camps. The catering division also provided ancillary services including camp maintenance, management as well as manpower supply.
According to Roayah News, in the 1990s, Sajwani noted that Dubai was experiencing a challenge in the property industry. The property shortage had been caused by a growing number of people who were moving the UAE to do trade and business. As a result, he established DAMAC Properties, a company aimed at building and managing properties in the Middle East region. Today, DAMAC Properties is the largest property development firms in the Middle East. The company is currently traded on the Dubai Financial Market.
Today, DAMAC Properties has more than 2, 000 employees. It is carrying out prestigious property development projects in such cities as Dubai, Doha, Abu Dhabi, Jeddah, London, and Amman. The company boasts of having the best track records in the luxury property development market in the United Arab Emirates. It has so far delivered more than 21, 700 housing units in various cities.
Hussein serves as a member of several boards such as Majan University College in Muscat Oman, Emirates Takaful Company in Abu Dhabi and JUNO Online in New York. Besides DAMAC Investments, Hussein has also invested in other initiatives including Al Jazeira Services which is listed on the Muscat Securities Market. The company has a capitalization of more than $110 million.
As a highly respected businessman in the United Arab Emirates, Sajwani, the DAMAC owner, is listed among the most influential Arabs in the world. To this end, he has proven his capability of providing leadership in maintaining the growth and continuity of DAMAC Properties. Recently, Forbes ranked him the fourth wealthiest Arab in the world.
Sajwani is married with 4 children who now live with him in Dubai.
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