Forty years ago, OSI Chairman and CEO Sheldin Lavin began his journey into the meat industry. Prior to his time with OSI Group, he was a well established investor and held an executive position within banking system. Sheldin Lavin has previously owned his own financial consulting firm. Sheldin Lavin has always been focused on winning and his focus continues to be successful. He has been climbing the ladder of success in all the industries he’s stepped foot in, his entire life. OSI Food Services claim to fame was its work with the McDonald’s company. Once Sheldon Lavin took over the company, he led the company to new heights and expanded the company into a global supplier of food products.
Because of his visionary work with OSI Food Services, Sheldon Lavin was given the Global Visionary Award, presented by India’s Vision World Academy. Sheldon Lavin has revolutionized OSI Group from being a domestic food corporation into a worldwide multibillion dollar food foodcorporation, operating in 16 countries. The award is given to those who show perseverance and persistence when it comes to accomplishing their dreams.
Sheldon Lavin was responsible for OSI Group’s acquisition of Tyson’s production plant in Chicago, costing $7.4 million dollars. The acquisition was perfect, since they had a major facility nearby. The new plant offers an enormous amount of storage. In 2016, OSI acquired Baho Food, which distributed convenience foods within the Netherlands and Germany. The Baho purchase, gave OSI and Lavin a greater presence throughout Europe and a broader reach to include deli meats and quick snacks to learn more about us: http://interview.net/interview-with-global-icons-food-executive-sheldon-lavin/ click here.
OSI Foods expanded into distributing frozen convenience foods throughout the United Kingdom and Europe. Sheldon Lavin started with OSI Group over forty years ago and has continued to grow the company into something bigger than most in the industry could ever dream of. Sheldon Lavin has strategically planned out all the ventures and acquisitions the company has been a part of. Sheldon Lavin has turned OSI Group into a company focused on green innovations. OSI Group employs more than 20,000 people around the world. Sheldon Lavin has said he has no plans of retiring anytime soon.