Sheldon Lavin is a high profile person that has been at the forefront of turning around the business industry with his influence. He currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of OSI group, which is a multi-national meat processing company located in Illinois and has been in operation for decades. He is attributed for the success of the company for his ingenious managerial abilities that have stood out over the years making him a source of inspiration to the millennial of entrepreneurs in the world.
Following a successful career in the banking sector, Sheldon Lavin joined OSI as a financial consultant and later became a partner of the company in the efforts to expand operations into Asia, South America and Europe. His determination to take over the company prompted him to purchase a controlling stake at OSI in the early 1980s. He is hailed for promoting a distinctive culture of integrating all the staff members as a global family. This has occasioned a routine of having a lower employee turnover as they work for the company for many years.
Presently, OSI Group has more than 20000 staffs globally working at estimated 65 facilities in 17 countries. The company was ranked on Forbes list as the 58th biggest company with a staggering net worth of $6.1 billion. Sheldon Lavin has ensured sustainability of this remarkable growth by embracing new strategies and the current technology in the food sector with minimum environmental risks. He is highly specialized in trailing the dynamics in technologies and consumer preferences. Also, he is identified with his tendency to work with a team of like-minded and foresighted people in maintaining the OSI Group at the top of the game.
Sheldon Lavin has bagged numerous awards over the years of presiding over OSI Group. Among the awards are for his initiatives in managing environmental and health risks as the 2016 Globe of Honor award which was granted to UK-based OSI Food Solutions. He has also been recognized for providing job opportunities across the globe as well as partaking in philanthropic works. Particularly, he takes part in the Ronald McDonald House Charities, Rush University Medical Center and the Sheba Foundation among many others.