Who Is Sheldon Lavin
Sheldon Lavin is the CEO of OSI Group. He has been working on growing the company internationally. OSI Group has recently purchased Baho Food and Flagship Europe. These purchases are an attempt to globalize modern food processing. Sheldon Lavin has been in the meat industry for about 43 years. He had already had a successful banking career and was the owner of a consulting firm. Since he became the chairman and CEO of OSI Group he has shifted the company to be an international food product supplier. The company has about 20,000 employees worldwide. Sheldon Lavin is proud of the employee loyalty that his family-oriented company has ensured.
Joining OSI Group
When Sheldon initially came to the company it was Otto & Sons. He organized financing for the firm and his involvement grew as the company was looking for investments abroad. Eventually, he became a partner of the sons after their father retired. He then dedication himself to the organization full-time since he agreed with the company’s culture and strategies. The company continued expansion, first through North America and Europe, then to South America and Taiwan. Finally, it expanded to China, Japan South Africa, Australia and the Philippines. With each expansion, Sheldon continued to gain more and more voting control until he reached 100% for the firm. Today OSI Group has more than 60 facilities in about 16 nations all over the world.
Sheldon Lavin is a part of several charities including Ronald McDonald House, Evans Scholarship Fund, Chicago Boys and Girls Club, Jewish United Fund and several others. He has been awarded the Global Visionary Award in India. He is considered a distinguished visionary who has been successful in his endeavors. OSI Group has also been recognized and received several awards such as the Globe of Honour Award the company received from the British Safety Council. This award is for companies that found creative ways to reduce environmental pollution. Forbes has names OSI the leading company in the world. All company acknowledgements are thanks to Sheldon Lavin’s amazing administration.