OSI Group is a global leader in food production worldwide. The company has evolved from a small butcher shop to McDonald’s primary supplier. Sheldon has managed the tremendous growth since the mid-1970s. OSI is committed to finding cutting-edge technologies to establish sustainable operations in the company and suppliers.
Over the last decades, Sheldon Lavin has supported the company’s pursuit of sustainable strategies through research and development efforts. OSI has built two Culinary Innovation Centers in China and the U.S. as well as an R&D Centre in Chicago. The centers assist in developing new strategies to reduce OSI’s environmental impacts. They also exhibit a significant investment in establishing consumer-friendly and efficient supply chains.
The dedication of the OSI Group to promote sustainability was categorized within the corporate governance structure through the introduction of a chief sustainability officer. The position manages global sustainability and assists in developing sustainable strategies throughout the company’s chains.
The sustainability strategies that have been integrated into the company’s operations by Lavin have received great appraisals. OSI Group’s subsidiaries that have won accolades include the Taiwan-based K&K Foods that created innovative ways for recycling wastewater. The Philippine-based GenOSI was recognized for helping in training animal welfare officers.
Why OSI Group is a Food Processing Leader
Sheldon Lavin is the celebrated CEO of the prominent meat and food processing company, OSI Group. Lavin is an active participant in the company’s operations, thus, ensuring the production of high-quality products. He joined the company in 1970 when he arranged to finance for Otto & Sons, OSI’s former name. Lavin’s involvement led to his current ownership position. Situated in 17 countries, OSI Group offers products containing proteins through its 80 facilities. Sheldon Lavin continues to expand the company’s operations in Europe and Asia.
Sheldon Lavin is focused on OSI and his employees’ welfare by ensuring that his workers’ sentiments are heard and they are paid for their actions. Sheldon enjoys giving back to the communities and an active donor in many charities such as the Ronald McDonald House Charities. Additionally, he is the renowned president to a family charitable foundation: The Sheba Foundation.
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