OSI Group CEO, Sheldon Lavin Achievements
Sheldon Lavin is the current CEO of OSI Group, he plans and gives strategies that need to be implemented in the OSI International Foods Limited. He is the General Trustee in Rush University Medical Center, and before, he directed the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.
Lavin has been in the meat industry for a long time, 43 years and has given his expertise to the OSI Group. So far, the company is very successful. Apart from being an investor in the company, he manages the assets and makes sure that effective measures are taken so as to keep the company stable. He worked as a banker before, and he offers personal advice on finance management. He has made the company become a global giant in the food supply for hotels and restaurants. He manages the International branches of OSI Group.
Sheldon Lavin had headed the company employing many people, over twenty thousand in the global venture. Lavin is proud of it since he can easily direct the people actually in different positions of the company. The style of leadership that he uses is inclusivity. He hates being a bully to the workers that are under him. When making important decisions, he includes the employees so as to come up with productive labor workforce.
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He went into the meat industry in 1970 and started by arranging and managing finances for Otto and Sons, now OSI. The meat industry has now become a desirable sector thanks to him. He has enhanced the sale of protein meat products to McDonalds. He has been part of the stakeholders there having a good part of the ownership.
OSI became global in the year 1975 when it partnered with Sheldon Lavin. This was when the owner retired from active business and included his sons. He gave his full services and time to the firm and McDonalds.
Lavin has expanded the boundaries of the company and has gone to many continents. He has won many awards that gave him recognition in the corporate world. Recently in 2016, he was recognized in India when he got the Global Visionary Award that was in India’s Vision World Academy.