Sheldon Lavin is the current CEO of OSI Group, LLC that is one of the leading companies in the meat industry. However, Sheldon Lavin did not start in the food industry but has had a long journey to be what he is today. He had a successful career as an investor and an executive in the financial industry where he owned a financial consulting firm that he ran successfully for years. Mr. Sheldon specializes in accounting and finance.
The first time that Sheldon Lavin became involved in the meat industry was after Otto & Sons, a company supplying meat in Chicago Illinois approached his financial firm for consultancy. It gradually took more responsibility in the meat company before partnering with them. The Otto & Sons later changed into OSI industries.
From the first time, Sheldon Lavin became a partner in the OSI Group; his main aim was to propel it to an excellent company in food processing. Current as the OSI Group CEO, Sheldon Lavin has enabled the company to spread to over 17 countries with more than 70 facilities around the world.
Sheldon Lavin refers OSI as an entrepreneurial company, but a runs its operations in a different way where the top management dictates things. The company culture builds a cohesion between different departments and employees, which has enabled them to work as a family. He has made significant strides that have been recognized for his contribution to job creation and propelling the company to international levels. As a result, he was awarded a prestigious Global Visionary Award in 2016 by India’s Vision World Academy. He had also been honored in 2015 by RSM US LLP with a Lifetime Achievement Award because of his role in Chicago business community and service.
The OSI Group has grown across the globe through multifaceted operations, which has seen it earn global environment and sustainability awards under Sheldon Lavin CEO. His concern for the environment has been greatly admired around the world. Sheldon also gets involved in charitable causes as a way of giving back to the community.
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