Sheldon Lavin serves as the chairman and the CEO of OSI Group. He has broad and extensive industry knowledge as a result of his work experience. OSI Group is an American privately owned organization that focuses on food processing and retailing. The company was established in 1909 and is headquartered in Aurora Illinois. Its during Sheldon’s tenure the company expanded globally with over 20,000 employees in 2016 and 80 facilities in 17 countries as a result, the company was recognized as international blueprint. Sheldon has remained committed and focused on the welfare of OSI Group, stakeholders and the employee, and hence he has been able to achieve excellent results. He focuses on innovation and large-scale financial operations to allow the organization to meet its complex food distribution chain. Although majors in protein food supply, the company also processes small quantities of starchy foods.
During an interview, Sheldon recalls his first day at OSI Group where he says he envisioned and aimed to expand and broaden the company to be an international brand. Sheldon says that though OSI is an international entrepreneur company they have a different culture that helps runs the company and hence its success. He states that the company is like a family and that is the big difference from other organizations.
Sheldon says he still has the vision to expand OSI to make more profitable growth in the future. The company and its leadership also intend to continue being the global leader by providing quality services and meeting the evolving food requirements by the clients. Sheldon Lavin says even when he will retire he believes that the company has individuals who will continue with the culture and carry on with the OSI’s visions. He, also, appreciates the efforts of the whole team saying that they are part of the success.
Sheldon Lavin was awarded a Global Visionary Award in February 2016 by India Vision world Academy. This is due to his incredible ability to transform OSI group to an international blueprint. He said he was happy and it is an honor to be recognized globally. OSI Group under the watch of Sheldon Lavin has also received various awards in connection with environmental sustainability and its corporate social responsibility. Sheldon Lavin makes it his duty to inspire the next generation to grow their organization responsibly and result in the growth of business globally. He remains largely involved in philanthropic activities.
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