Sheldon Lavin is the current Chief Executive Officer as well as the OSI Group Chairman. He has worked in the meat industry for over 43 years. He became actively involved in OSI group in the 1970s, when the group was indeed of finances to set up a meat processing facility expansion; as well as the meat they provided to McDonald’s. Since those times, Mr. Sheldon Lavin has transformed the OSI Group to global food products supplier operating in 17 countries, and it has more than 80 facilities and over 20,000 employees.
In the beginning, Sheldon Lavin was a consultant at OSI Group. Later in 1975, he became OSI Group partner thus expanding the company operations to Asia, Europe, and South America. In the early 1980s, he purchased controlling interest and took over the OSI Group. He has managed to develop OSI Group’s unique culture, where all its employees are handled as a global family. Most of the company employees work there for many years, thus leading to minimal turn over of employees. Sheldon worked in financial and banking sectors previously and more
Mr. Lavin’s Charities Participation
He is really a good and active several charities contributor. This has genuinely ascertained his philanthropy. Most notable charities he has contributed include the Ronald of Chicago, Jewish United Fund, and United Negra College Fund just to name a few.
OSI Group Awards
Since Sheldon Lavin took over OSI Group as the Chief Executive Officer, the company has got various awards. Among these awards are for safety risks and environmental as well as health management. In 2016, the OSI Group received 2016 Globe Honor Award for food solutions the UK from British Safety Council. Basically, the award recognized Sheldon Lavin efforts in placing OSI group into the international platform as well as creating jobs globally. He has also received many other awards for participating in some services among them, which includes President as well as the director of the Sheba Foundation, Ronald McDonald charities trustee, Goodman Theatre Board Member as well as Rush University Medical Board Member.
Basically, Sheldon Lavin is a well-decorated man with great achievements which are rarely achieved by many. He has positioned the OSI Group in the international community thus creating thousands of jobs which has transformed various people’s lives. Due to his hard work and determination, he has won various awards with OSI Group and other entities he has worked with.