Mr. Lavin is the current president of OSI International Food Company. Additionally, he is the CEO and chairman of the same company. Sheldon Lavin has played a great role in transforming the food and meat processing industry through the application of innovative strategies and technology. Despite the fact that he occupies an executive position in the company, Sheldon still takes part in the company’s business operations such as checking of quality and efficiency, and ensuring that global operations are carried out appropriately.
Sheldon started working in 1970 meaning that he has a wide experience in the industry. It is worth noting that Mr. Sheldon financed Otto & Sons that evolved into OSI Group. Lavin has gained a lot of skills and knowledge from the food industry that has enabled him to become a successful businessman in the food industry. Lavin’s leadership qualities and vision have played a significant role in the rapid expansion of OSI Group to different regions globally. Mr. Sheldon inspires most young entrepreneurs to lead by example.
Sheldon Lavin has led the significant growth of the meat industry. He has also created numerous jobs across the globe thus raising the standards of living of people in different regions. In 2016, Lavin received the prestigious Global Visionary Award. Also, in 2015, Mr. Lavin was awarded by RSM US LLP a Lifetime Achievement Award. RSM US LLP awarded him for his commitment to improve Chicago business community and to serve customers.
OSI Group does not only focus on widening its market but also ensuring environmental sustainability. As a result, the company has received several sustainability and environmental awards to recognize its efforts. Lavin hopes that young entrepreneurs will learn from him and ensure the safety of future generations. Lavin hopes that he will inspire leaders to commit themselves to responsible growth of their companies.