Sheldon Lavin serves as the Chairman as well as Chief Executive Officer of the OSI Group. He has experience of being a part of all the facets of its operations. He always ensures that efficiency along with quality is maintained at all levels.
To recognize all these significant strides made by Sheldon Lavin, including taking OSI Group to a new level in the international scene, he has been honored with several awards. This is due to his contribution to job growth besides being committed to the business community of Chicago.
Besides expanding the operations of the OSI Group across the globe, this international company has received several awards for environment and sustainability under the supervision of Sheldon Lavin. He wants the next generation of upcoming entrepreneurs to continue with this thought and consider the health of the planet as a top priority. He would like to inspire the next generation of young leaders so that they commit themselves and grow their company in a responsible way. This way they can create growth opportunities for their employees besides contributing to the global economy and making a difference to the world of tomorrow.
There is a lot that Sheldon Lavin does besides focusing on his work. He is a part of several charitable causes. He is a global icon. He had always wanted to be the owner of his business and work for it. In addition, he has an academic qualification in accounting as well as finance. This enabled him to follow his dream.
He had arranged the financing for the Kolschowsky family that had built the first facility for meat processing in West Chicago. The original name of this company was Otto & Sons. Later it was changed to OSI Industries. He was always involved with the company and became its owner, eventually.
He had always envisioned this company to become a food processing enterprise that was renowned all around the world. Today this company is spread across 17 countries having over 80 facilities. Its main product range is protein items. In addition, it produces a few vegetable items, besides sauces as well as baked goods.
He never dictated from the top at the OSI Group. He did not run it like any other kind of typical company. It is operated like a family. Still, it has rules and implements its strategies too. It has varying levels of responsibility along with budgetary limits. This culture of the OSI Group is different and separates it from the rest. This has worked well for the OSI Group.