Sheldon Lavin is the current OSI Group’s chief executive officer. OSI Group focuses on production and packaging of food and meat products. The organization is situated in Aurora, Illinois. Sheldon Lavin became involved in the company in the 1970s. At the time, the organization was undergoing a rough financial period and it could not deliver. Lavin took over as the company’s financial adviser. He oversaw funds acquisition from financial institutions and steered the company to growth.
In 1975, he aided the company in overseas’ business and investment sourcing. Lavin helped the organization reach a larger client base from delivering around Illinois to other places in the world. These include the Philippines, South Africa, North America, Asia, Europe and japan.
After working hard to broaden OSI Group operations across the world, Lavin acquired a controlling stake and became the owner of the company. Since then, he has succeeded in changing the opinions of the meat and food processing business worldwide. Lavin concentrates on large-scale production that enables the management of complex supply chains in the company.
In his efforts to continue expanding the business, Sheldon Lavin helped the company acquire Flagship Europe in 2016. The corporation took over Flagship Europe’s frozen poultry, condiments and pies. With OSI Group’s support, Flagship Europe will handle new opportunities in Europe. Recently, OSI Group expanded in Germany and Spain.
OSI Group also purchased Baho Food in Aug. 2016. The company is a Dutch business with branches all over the Netherlands and Germany. During the acquisition time, Baho Food supplied food to 18 nations in Europe. Under Lavin’s leadership, the group plans to increase the company’s production and sales.
Sheldon Lavin has imposed a collaborative culture in the organization. These result from his belief in teamwork. The collaboration has enabled the company to get a very low rate of employee turnover.
Sheldon Lavin has received various awards as OSI Group chief executive officer. The Vision World Academy of India gave him the Global Visionary Award on Feb. 20, 2016. The award recognizes visionaries in various fields who have achieved their dreams through determination and perseverance.
Furthermore, the company has won significant awards in his leadership. These include British Safety Council’s Globe of Honor Award. The award recognizes businesses that had advanced creative methods of reducing environmental pollution. The corporation also ranked 66 in the food and beverage market, and Forbes named it universe’s leading firm.