Sheldon Lavin: A Global Food Icon

Sheldon Lavin is the Chairman, the C.E.O of the OSI Group, and the President of the OSI International Foods. Sheldon has managed to create a reputable profile in the food processing industry. His background in accounting and finance has helped him grow the OSI Group into a world-class company.

As a Chairman of the Company, Sheldon Lavin is actively involved in the daily operations of the Company. His active involvement has promoted quality and efficiency in the Company.

In 1970, Sheldon Lavin financed the Otto and Sons, which became the OSI group. Over the years, Sheldon has gained experience in the food industry. Under his leadership, the OSI group has grown from a regional to an internationally recognized business.

In 2016, Sheldon Lavin received the Global Visionary Award for his tremendous contribution to the food industry and his leadership skills. Before that, Lavin was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award of 2015. He was honored due to his service to the Chicago Community. Sheldon said that he was honored by the award, but he was grateful to his employees that have helped him grow OSI into the Company that it is today.

Sheldon Lavin has led the Company to achieve various environment awards for their efforts to sustain and protect the environment. OSI group supports the young entrepreneurs. Sheldon and the management team mentor the young people so that they can continue the good work of environmental sustainability.

As part of his accomplishments, Sheldon Lavin seeks to inspire the young people and also contribute to global commerce while creating job opportunities for the employees. Sheldon is a busy person; however, he still finds time for philanthropic causes like the Ronald McDonald House Charities.

When Sheldon Lavin joined the Food Company, he had the vision of growing the OSI Group to an internationally recognized company. Through his efforts, the Company has over 80 facilities in over 17 countries.

OSI Group mainly focuses on meat products. However, they have ventured out into vegetables, baked goods, and sauces.

Teamwork and value for the family have helped OSI Group to attain success. Not only does the OSI Group focus on creating quality products, but also the welfare of their employees and their families.