Sheldon Lavin grew up with the vision of becoming a highly successful person in the corporate world. He wanted to work in one of the most prominent industries in the business world today—the financial sector. He studied accounting and finance and after leaving university, landed his first job in the banking industry.
Decades later, Sheldon would become a highly successful executive, not in the banking sector, but the food industry. How did this happen? At first, he hesitated when he was offered an opportunity to work in the food industry, but would later realize the huge potential that was beckoning and decided to accept an offer from his current employer. Learn More about Lavin at angel.co.
Sheldon Lavin has executed his role in making sound financial decisions on behalf of OSI Group. Since the 1970s, when he joined this company while it was still known as Otto & Sons, he has executed his mandate with great perfection.
Through his efforts, OSI Group has become a leader in the food industry. He initiated plans to diversify the operations of the company by introducing multiple clients to the company’s products. Before his entry, OSI Group was only serving one client, a status that Sheldon considered risky for the company.
From the beginning, Sheldon Lavin embraced the dreams of the founders of the company and promised to fulfill them. It is for such reasons that he never gave up even after the founders left the business in his hands. Years later, he is showing why he was the right choice to take control of the company.
Under the watch of Sheldon Lavin, the company has invested in different markets around the world. There are over 65 production facilities in 17 countries, all belonging to OSI Group.
Today, Sheldon Lavin has set his eyes on building a company that is not only successful financially, but one that shows respect to the needs of the people. OSI Group has been supporting community projects either as a company or through the various top executives. Sheldon has, in particular, been very active in matters of philanthropy. He is also focusing his eyes on achieving sustainability through environmentally sound production methods.