Sheldon Lavin is currently the Chairman and CEO of OSI Group, LLC. He previously worked as a consultant before he joined the company back in 1975 when it was known as Otto and Sons. Since then, his financial career has been nothing but admirable. He runs OSI International Foods Ltd as the president and is also the General Trustee of Rush University Medical Center.
He holds a financial and accounting degree, which, together with his consulting firm allowed him to get interaction with food companies to acquire funds for expansion. This led to his involvement with OSI, where he propelled it to be where it is now.
Sheldon Lavin’s specialty is in large financial dealings, which enables enterprises to expand and or maintain the food chain supplies. His success is attributed to his staying up to date with the consumer trends as well as technological changes. Although the changes are somewhat difficult to measure, he involves other experts in the carrying out of relevant surveys.
Mr. Sheldon’s tenure in OSI has seen him garner prestigious awards like the Global Visionary Award, which he won in 2016. The award is offered by India’s Vision World Academy, and it aims at distinguishing individuals who have made significant contributions to humankind through commitment in their dreams. He has also been the recipient of numerous other awards.
Under his leadership as the CEO, OSI group has also received several awards. This includes notable awards for environmental management and safety risks, and health management. In 2016, the company acquired the Globe of Honor from the British Safety Council for its outstanding efforts on risk management.
His dream of growing the company, as he stated in an interview, has come to reality. He says innovation was always in his DNA and he had envisioned to build a company to become a leading food processing enterprise. Additionally, he says the company is run like a family and is the sole reason why the enterprise has been a success. Sheldon Lavin Continues Global Expansion of OSI Group With Commitment To Green Innovations
Baho Food and Flagship Europe are some of the acquisitions the company has made with Sheldon in charge. This is in hopes of bringing contemporary food processing to various regions around the world. OSI’s Sheldon Lavin Receives Global Visionary Award
Back in 2016, Amick Farms, the producer of a variety of fresh and frozen chicken products joined the OSI Group becoming one of 11th the largest meat processing enterprises in the world. With the success story of Sheldon Lavin, the enterprise only hopes to grow further as he doesn’t wish to slow down. Sheldon Lavin, Chairman And CEO Of OSI Group, LLC