Sheldon Lavin is the chairman and the CEO of OSI Group, LLC, whose headquarters are in Aurora, Illinois. He holds a high position in the food and meat processing industry. Currently, Sheldon is the president of OSI International Foods Limited and actively takes part in the company’s numerous operations. Lavin’s industry know-how has developed since 1970 when he was part of Otto & Son’s financing. It is Otto & Sons that grew to be OSI Group. The company rose to be an international industry leader from a domestic food processing company through Sheldon’s leadership and vision. Presently, it has over 60 locations across 60 different countries.
Raising OSI to A Whole New Level
Sheldon Lavin joined OSI industries after he was requested by the bank he was serving. He was told to get an ownership position at Otto & Sons, a request he first declined but later on agreed to but under a condition. The condition to be met was that Lavin should have an equal amount of power similar to its members. Five years after joining the company, he embarked on an investment-hunting mission overseas. Later Sheldon was asked to participate in a whole-time business, which would see the growth of OSI with McDonald’s. After he agreed, OSI Group grew in Taiwan, North America, South Africa and Europe. Since then, Sheldon Lavin is still scrutinizing its growth regardless of the company extending to China, India, South Africa Philippians, Japan and Australia.
Winning the Award
Sheldon Lavin scooped the Global Visionary Award from India Vision World Academy for raising OSI to an international level. Sheldon stated that it was such a great honor and he felt humbled to have won the coveted award. Sheldon added that he felt proud of his life’s contribution in bringing OSI Group into its current position. He has always had the interest of OSI Group and its workers at heart. To know more about us: http://www.amickfarms.com/corpresponsibility.html click here.
Besides developing OSI Group, Sheldon Lavin has seen the company receive numerous sustainability and environmental awards. He hopes that even the future corporate leaders will set the awards as a priority. On interviewing Lavin on his long list of success, he said that he strives for inspiring the next lot of corporate leaders to devote themselves to developing their companies into responsible ways that add to the advancement of world’s commerce and opportunities for their workers.