Sheldon Lavin is the Chief Executive Officer and chairperson of OSI Group and LLC. He also has a high profile in the meat and food processing industry. He is currently the president of OSI International Foods Limited, and he has remained enthusiastically involved in the firm’s operations. He was once engaged in financing the Otto and Sons that later developed to OSI Group in 1970.
Under his excellent leadership and vision in OSI Group, his managed to grow this group from domestic food processing firm to an international industry leader. Currently, OSI Group has over 60 locations spread across 60 different states. The company has more than 20,000 workers all over the world and has a net worth of $6 billion. Forbes ranked the firm as the 58th largest private firm in 20016.
In appreciation for his excellent work and visionary leadership in OSI Group; for taking the firm in another level in international standards, Sheldon Lavin was presented with an award of Global Visionary Award by India’s Vision World Academy. He was awarded this on February 20, 2016, for his significant contribution to job growth over the world. In his statement, he said that he was humbled and honored to be presented with such an award during that moment.
He said that he was very proud of his work in helping to move OSI Group from domestic food processing to international powerhouse. He spent his life is committed to the general wellbeing of the firm and its numerous workers. He still gets involved in charitable work, for instance raising three children from a poor background and giving back to the community. He has been able to support Ronald McDonald House charities for over 20 years.
Sheldon Lavin attended University of Illinois and Northwestern University where he majored in finance and accounting. He obtained his bachelor degree in business from Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois. He is a reliable professional who knows how to build and create business empires. He shares his responsibilities with highly experienced people in his firm. This makes his firm realize most of its objectives and goals thus making him very successful. It also makes him make informed decisions about the firm since he must consult other members before making any final decision. Having good moral and ethical values, CEO Sheldon Lavin has been a role model to many entrepreneurs across the world.