Sheldon Lavin- A key player in the growth of OSI Group

Sheldon Lavin is the Chairman and CEO of OSI Group, a leading food producer in the world. Under his leadership, the food company has focused on sustainable methods of food production. He is trying to lead the company in the direction of the latest innovations. By applying innovative methods of production, the company will remain on top of the rest.

OSI Group has a long history of food production. They started operations in 1909 when a German immigrant opened a butcher shop which later developed into a wholesale business, a regional meat supplier and finally a globally recognized food production company. In the growth of this business since the mid-1970s is one Sheldon Lavin.

Awards

Under the leadership of Mr. Lavin, OSI has received recognition from different organizations. Some of the awards they have received include Environmental Award from North American Meat Institute and the Globe of Honour from British Safety Council. On his part, Sheldon Lavin has been recognized through the Global Visionary Award.

Position

Lavin has been the Chairman and CEO of OSI Group for four decades now. In his previous job description, he was an investment manager and bank executive. He participated in the capitalization of the company when it was in need of business expansion. The business was doing so well that they needed to expand production activities to boost further growth of the business. Additionally, they were in the process of opening business operations in other countries.

After facilitating capitalization, Sheldon Lavin was incorporated as one of the partners in the company. He was given equal rights as the other partners. Due to his experience in business management, it did not take long before he took up the role of Chairman and CEO.

Lavin started a plan to make OSI the biggest food production company in the world. He started creating other business connection for the company. At the time he was joining, there was only one reliable client- McDonald’s. He did not want the company to be over-reliant on the McDonald’s as it would be affected greatly if their client was to encounter challenges. Today, OSI is an independent business establishment that runs its business operations in 17 countries and sells its products to large food chain enterprises.

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