Sheldon Lavin is the chair and Chief Executive Officer of OSI Group, LLC, a food processing company headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, United States. Before working at the company, he operated as a financial consultant at the banking industry as his academic background entailed finances and accounting. As a banker and financial expert, he involved with OSI Group in West Chicago when the facility’s name was Otto & Son’s and later changed to OSI Industries. Over the years, while working in the finance department at OSI Group, the involvement led to him becoming the company owner.
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Focus For OSI Group
After taking over the company, Sheldon Lavin became visionary in making OSI Group the leading meat processing facility around the world. Currently located in seventeen countries and operating over seventy facilities, OSI Group primarily specializes in protein-based foods such as beef, pork, and poultry products as well as sauces, vegetables, and baked foods. According to the Chairman, the company operates as a family hence developing logic strategies, rules, responsibilities, and budgetary limits, which make it more successful.
Sheldon Lavin capabilities and experience, through innovation and visions, enables him to lead such a large organization with the help of his loyal and talented employees maintaining the company growth. More so, he remains determined to interact with his employees as well as supporting their families. As a way of giving back to community, he partnered with Ronald McDonald House Charities and other organizations helping the community in various ways. As a leader, he aims at ensuring the company grows to reach more customers around the world while nurturing young talents to continue operating the facility after his retirement.
Receiving a Global Visionary Award
Sheldon Lavin has remained focused on developing OSI Group and was recognized by India’s Vision World Academy for his efforts. He received a Global Visionary Award honoring his visions on turning the company into the largest food processing facility around the world. After a career in finance, he guided the company from a small supplier of meat products to the largest processor of large quantities of foods. OSI-Vista is one of OSI Group companies which operate in India since 1995 offering fruits, vegetables and meat in eight locations.