Mr. Lavin holds a degree in Finance and Accounting. He is the chairman, president and the CEO of OSI Group. Sheldon also severed as the director of National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. Mr. Sheldon had a great career as an investor in the banking sector before joining OSI Group. Sheldon also owned a financial consulting company. His journey in meat business started in 1970 after facilitating the financing of Otto and Sons, which was the initial name for OSI Industries.
Mr. Sheldon is also a Philanthropist, which has enabled him to contribute to numerous charities that include Evans Scholarship Fund and United Negro College among others. On February 2016, he received Global Visionary Award. The award honors visionaries who have achieved their dreams through persistence efforts to meet their objectives. OSI Group has won several awards under Sheldon’s tenure that include awards for health management and safety.
OSI Group’s achievements under Sheldon Lavin
OSI Group has grown its revenue and expanded its operations globally under Sheldon’s leadership. He recognized the business for its excellent performance in sales and for facilitating cooking, packaging and processing solutions. Sheldon controls the daily functioning of the firm and the management team leading them to the success that the company is achieving today. The leadership of Mr. Lavin has enabled OSI to expand its service from a domestic food processing enterprise to an internationally recognized company. He has been a role model to young entrepreneurs too.
OSI Group has nearly 20,000 employees around the globe. Sheldon recognizes them as an integral part of their business. Currently, at the age of 81, he still seeks the expansion of the OSI Group. That explains why the group has managed to be the largest supplier of meat products in the world. It has over 55 facilities in more than 16 nations. Lavin also places great importance on the green innovations. In his business activities, he is committed to reduce environmental impact, to promote a sustainable supply chain and to make socially responsible employees around the globe. He also donates to charities for children, the sick and college funds among other groups.
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