Sheldon Lavin Is the Chief Executive Officer of the OSI Group, an established meat supply company with operations in several nations. He has served the company for over forty three years. Sheldon has been involved with OSI Group since 1970s, a time the company was looking for funds to develop the meat processing industry and increase the meat products they supplied to McDonald’s. All through his tenure at the company, he has been able to convert OSI Group into an international food products supplier, currently operating in seventeen countries. The company has more than eighty facilities and offers employment to more than 20000 people.
While beginning his career at the OSI Group, Sheldon Lavin served the company as a consultant. He later on partnered with the company at a time the company was extending its operations to South America Europe and Asia. Sheldon took over the company in the early 1980s. Under his leadership, the company’s employees have been considered as an international family. This has resulted to the employees working hard to deliver for the company and achieve its goals.
Prior to working with OSI Group, Sheldon Lavin was involved in the field of financial and banking services. His wide experience in the accounting and financing sector has been the main source of his spontaneous success. Sheldon is a very compassionate man as he contributes to a number of charities including Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago, United Negra College Fund, Inner City Foundation of Chicago, Ronald McDonald House Charities, and National Multiple Sclerosis Society among others.
With Sheldon Lavin as the CEO of the OSI Group, the company has received a variety of prestigious awards. The Awards include the Global Visionary award and the Globe of Honor award that the company received in 2013, 2015 and 2016. He has received other awards for his participation in other services including Trustee of Ronald McDonald House Charities, Board member of the Rush University Medical Center and the Board member of Goodman Theatre. These awards are clear indicators of Sheldon’s success in the company.
Currently, Sheldon is working towards further development for the OSI Group especially in Europe and Asia. According to him, he is proud of the company having gone international as the best and the largest protein supplier under his leadership. Sheldon Lavin is a family man with three grown up children, who they brought up together with his late wife in their marriage of five and a half decades.