Sheldon Lavin is known for his role in the OSI Group. Sheldon is the CEO of the company and most of the time he has been busy looking for ways to expand the company to be an international one. The company recently acquired other companies such as Flagship Europe and Baho food, and that is why Sheldon Lavin has great hopes to ensure all the countries around the world can experience modern processed food.
Sheldon Lavin has a lot of experience in the meat industry since he has worked for over forty years. Before venturing into the industry, he had a consultant firm and also worked in the banking sector. Since he began the Chief Executive Office of OSI Group, he has made the organization to cover international territories when it comes to supplying of food products. The company has also employed many individuals from different countries.
He joined the company when it was called Otto & Sons, and this was in 1970. He got involved at the time the company was looking for investment opportunities in foreign countries. When their father retired from the company, Sheldon became a partner of the two sons. He decided to work for the company fully because he saw it had excellent business culture and it also used the right tactics in its operation.
That is when the OSI Group started expanding to parts of North America and Europe. Later it expanded to South America and Taiwan. It also continued to grow to other countries such as China, Australia, Japan, Philippines and South Africa. Sheldon Lavin now used his management skills to control the company. Today the company has expanded into many countries around the world.
Sheldon Lavin is not a businessman only, but he is also involved in charitable organizations. He is actively involved in philanthropic endeavors. Some of the organizations he is involved in include Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago, Jewish Fund United and McDonald House Charities among others.
Sheldon has achieved a lot in the industry, and that is why he has been recognized by various institutions around the world and received awards for his outstanding work. He was awarded the Global Visionary award which recognizes those who are careful to achieve their visions.