Mr. Sheldon Lavin is currently the chairman and CEO of OSI Group, LLC. He also serves as president at OSI international food Ltd; he is also a general trustee of Rush University Medical Centre. Before all this, he was a director of national fish and wildlife foundation. Born in the year 1939 Texas, Mr. Lavin is a man of many talents; he surprises many. He is experienced and certified, holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting. 43 years ago, he was a financial consultant of a back; he even had a financial consulting boutique firm.
In the year 1970, he started his journey in the meat world. It all started when Otto and sons approached him with an offer of a financial advisor for their food company. He turned the offer down because he had no knowledge of the sector. He, however, continued to work as an outsider until he gained knowledge in the same.
Lavin was recently recognized as Global Visionary Award keeper. The award was presented to him by India’s vision world academy. The award is not just offered to anybody, only to those who have turned their dreams into reality by demonstrating persistence to achieving their goals. Sheldon Lavin guided the company to a global multibillionaire dollar food processing company. It has more than 60 locations in 16 countries. It was as a result of being able to position his OSI group onto the international platform. This has made it possible for more than 60000 people to have jobs all over the world. OSI has partnered with OSI-vista foods since 1995; the branch has 8 locations in India. The OSI group has also received other awards since Lavin took over. They include awards for health management, environmental management and safety risks. They also received the 2016 Globe of honor by the British safety council. It was an award that meant a lot to the CEO, company and their customers. Mr. Lavin was also awarded the environmental award.
He is also passionate about giving it back to the society. Lavin has actively contributed to several charities. The most touching are Ronald McDonald House charities, the inner city foundation of Chicago, the national multiple sclerosis societies, boys and girls clubs of Chicago, Jewish united fund and numerous other Jewish charities. The list is endless. With the help from OSI Group Company, many unable parents and children can once again have smiles on their faces.
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