As someone who got a start in the food industry in 1970 with a very successful meat company, Otto & Son, Inc., which was the predecessor to OSI Group. As the current CEO of OSI Group, Sheldon Lavin has his many years of dedication, hard work, and quality to thank for these business successes.
OSI Group, which is an American-based company with corporate headquarters in Aurora, Illinois, is a billion-dollar, international food business with 65 plus facilities, and approximately 20 thousand employees located in 17 countries. As the Chairman and CEO of OSI Group, Mr. Lavin, is responsible for leading OSI’s future growth, with his specific tutelage in just the Asian and European regions for OSI. Lavin’s other executives and managers focus on OSI’s business capital in India.
Before 1970, Lavin had owned his own financial consulting company, Sheldon Lavin and Associates, Inc., which was located in downtown Chicago, Illinois.
As the acting CEO of OSI Group, Sheldon Lavin once also held the role of Chairman of Amick Farms, in 2006. OSI Group had purchased the American-based poultry company, and the negotiations worked out where Lavin became its chairman.
While under Lavin’s tutelage, OSI Group received accolades for being one of the top 100 American food firms. OSI Group is a food company that is well-regarded for its high level of eminence and an impressive track record concerning their efficiency, sustainability, and food plant safety. As the top executive at OSI Group, Mr. Lavin has been effective as a leader for forty plus years by being responsible for many of OSI’s successes.
OSI Group provides a large variety of fish, poultry, meat, vegetable, specialty-dough, and other food processing brands for a broad range of stakeholders, clients, and customers. As a business mantra, OSI focuses on brokering key business relationships and expanding outside the U.S. markets.
Over the last few years, Lavin has honed the process of his leadership abilities by leading OSI Group’s growth, domestically and globally. Lavin has made many important strides to increase his company’s market share. In addition to his impressive work record, Sheldon Lavin earned a bachelor’s degree from Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois., in business. Lavin also earned degrees finance and accounting; he attended both the University of Illinois and Northwestern University.
Sheldon Lavin supports many philanthropic endeavors like the Ronald McDonald House Charities. Lavin is also the chairman and trustee of their capital campaign.
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