Sheldon Lavin holds an important leadership rank as the CEO as well as chairman of OSI Group. The company is involved in processing foods, offering products such as cooked pork and beef, sausages, hot dogs, frozen and fresh meat, bacon, and much more. Sheldon has a great education background having focused in accounting and finance. Sheldon has worked in the meat industry for an extended period having years and years of experience. His career began in the banking industry as an investor, and he even got the opportunity to own a financial consulting firm. Later he started working for Otto & Sons as a finance organizer in 1970. The business at that time was a small shop which was selling packaged meat but grew when they were chosen by McDonald’s to supply hamburgers. The enterprise opened another branch which was focused with the hamburgers only. Sheldon’s contribution was significant when it came to the company’s growth in size as well as in profits.
In 1975, Sheldon was now an important person In Otto & Sons, and he even got more involved in the transactions that were made by the company. He later became one of the partners when Otto Kolschowsky retired and left his sons as part owners as well. The company was changed to OSI Group, and Sheldon was asked to join the group as he had been an excellent and valuable resource for the firm. With Sheldon’s hard work and determination the company grew and expanded. It spread to areas such as Spain, Mexico, Taiwan, and even in the States. OSI Group an excellent reputation which gives their consumers a sense of security when they get to know that the products are safe and clean.
In 2016, Sheldon received one of most prestigious awards in the world, the Global Visionary Award. The award is given to visionaries who can turn dreams into reality by being patient and consistent with their hard work. Under Sheldon’s leadership, the company as a whole has also received various awards such as the Globe of Honor by the British Safety Council in 2016. OSI group was honored for having the best strategies for dealing with environmental risks. Sheldon continues to make OSI Group more attractive and fruitful.