The CEO of OSI Group has been very busy building a company rising to an international level. He has been taking over the meat industry to a whole new platform of success. For 43 years he had a successful in banking sector and was also handling own consultant place.
Once Sheldon Lavin took over the OSI group as the CEO and the Chairman, he converted the industry into an international food product supplier. Now the industry has 20,000 people working for them all over the world. He has created a family oriented attribute to the firm which he claims as the secret of his success. He joined the OSI group in 1970 which was known as the OSI industries LLC in 1975. Sheldon partnered with the Otto and Sons at the time when they were looking for international investment. He joined the sons when their father retired. Finally he agreed to move to the corporation for full time once he set a model for the business tips and culture.
For OSI group, he started the journey by expanding through North America and Taiwan in 1980s. The expansion continued to China, South Africa, Philippines and Japan. By this time he gained full control over the company. Now they have 60 facilities in total now spread across 16 nations round the globe. Sheldon is an active sponsor to several charities and among them include the McDonald House charities, Jewish United funds etc.
Recently in 20th Feb 2016 he Sheldon won the Global Visionary Award from India by a ceremony conducted for India’s Vision World Academy. They choose visionary awards for different visionaries that have accomplished success through their persistence and perseverance. He was the fifth person that received the award. Yet another award won by OSI Group is the Globe of Honor Award provided by the British Safety Council for creative techniques the corporation has used towards success. Forbes had selected the OSI group in the 66th rank as a company in the food and beverage market.
Sheldon Lavin expects to grow this company again in the future to a world class profitable organization. He might retire one day, but he expects to contribute his best towards to company and support the good talented people working for it. Current count of facilities for the company is about 70 in number in 17 countries. The company initially produced protein products and baked goods. The products evolved to vegetable based products and sauce. Sheldon have raised the company to increase their charitable works too. they are not only scoping up for higher levels, but at the same time giving back to the society and the communities by different ways of helping hands.