With a prestigious profile in the industry of meat and food processing, Sheldon Lavin is the CEO and Chairman of the OSI Group. He also works at the OSI International Foods Ltd where he serves as the President. Under the leadership of Lavin, the company has been able to stay efficient with quality products being the top priority of the company. Sheldon Lavin started by assisting in financing Otto & Sons (now OSI Group) in 1970. He has acquired extensive expertise and experience in the food industry. Through his leadership and vision, OSI Group quickly grew from a small food processing enterprise to become a globally recognized business unit. Contact With Mr. Lavin.
Sheldon Lavin was in 2016 awarded the Global Visionary Award by the Vision World Academy in India for his significant contributions in making OSI Group a success all over the world. He was honored in 2015 by RSM US LLP with a 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award due to his strong commitment to growing the business community of Chicago. OSI Group has also been awarded numerous sustainability and environmental awards under the leadership of Sheldon Lavin. An active philanthropist, Sheldon Lavin is involved in many charitable causes which included the Ronald McDonald House Charities. Together with his wife, they have helped in raising three needy children.
On a recent interview with interview.net, Sheldon Lavin stated that he always wanted to work for a business of his own since he was young. He added that he pursued financial consulting as a career since his background in education lies in accounting and finance. Sheldon Lavin’s continued involvement with the Otto & Sons Company is what made him become its current owner. Since he started working at the company, Lavin had a vision to make the food processing company a world-class enterprise. OSI Group is currently operating in 17 countries across the world and has over 80 facilities to its name.
Sheldon attributes the success of OSI Group to implementation and commitment to strategies, discipline and operating like a family. Apart from its main product range which is mostly protein products, the company also produces baked goods, vegetable and sauces.
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