Sheldon Lavin holds the CEO title in the famous food company OSI Group. He is behind all the innovation, business, and marketing strategies that have helped the company rise to a global level position. Lavin joined the food industry about 43 years ago following his successful career in the banking sector. But how did he become a part of OSI group? He joined the company in 1970 when the group was known as Otto & Sons as a financial consultant for the company.
In 1975, he became more involved with the company’s businesses especially abroad. With this progress, Sheldon Lavin became a partner at the company, and this forced a change from Otto & Sons to OSI Group. This appointment gave Lavin even more reason to become more involved with the company’s operation and strategies.
Apart from actively running the business, Sheldon Lavin is an active contributor in various charity groups. His philanthropic spirits have been felt by the Jewish United Fund, Boys and Girls Clubs in Chicago, United Negra College Fund, The Inner City Foundation of Chicago, the Ronald McDonald House Charities and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society among many others.
CEO Sheldon Lavin draws his success from his rich educational background and working experience in the finance industry. His passion devolved in the financial consultation sector where he acquired great skills that have seen him help Otto & Sons obtain finances to help with the company expansion and product diversification. He also helped secure the company’s investments overseas while overseeing its operations, which have undeniably taken the OSI Group to a global level.
Under Sheldon’s leadership, the OSI Group has received various awards including the 2016 Globe of honor that was rewarded by the British Safety Council for safety risks and top-notch environmental and health management. This award recognized Sheldon’s efforts in placing the OSI group on a global platform despite having its roots in the United States. Also, in 2016, Lavin was awarded by India’s Vision World Academy with the Global Visionary Award. The OSI group has witnessed tremendous progress and transformation due to Sheldon’s impeccable administration.