Sheldon Lavin is one of the most respected authorities in the food and meat processing industry. He is a reputable leader with vast experience in building and developing business empires. Sheldon Lavin is the president of OSI Industries and has led the company into a global food processing company. Lavin has been in the food industry for more than 40 years. He first got involved in the food industry in 1970, where he was the chief financier of Otto & Sons, a domestic food company. Under his leadership the business has grown to become one of the leading protein suppliers in the world, and one of the top 100 private companies in America.
Sheldon Lavin is an accountant and financial consultant by profession. Before joining the OSI industries, he worked in banks, and also operated a financial consulting firm. He has used his professional knowledge and skills to grow the OSI Group. Lavin’s intelligence and hard work was recognized in 2016 when he was presented with a prestigious Global Visionary Award from India’s Vision World Academy. The award honors visionary leaders who have turned their dreams into reality. Sheldon is also a board of trustee of Rush University Medical Centre and the director of the wildlife foundation. He is an active participant in charitable programs like the Sheba Foundation.
Under his watch, the company has made acquisitions and expansions to be able to grow their global market trends and reach out to their clients worldwide. Recently, the OSI purchased the Baho Foods, a Dutch food processing company that will increase the OSI group products awareness in Europe. The firm has also acquired the Flagship Europe, which has also expanded the company’s presence in Europe. The OSI international food has dominated the food industry company through its visionary team of leaders led by Sheldon Lavin. In 2016, the company was presented with the Globe of honor award by the British safety council for their excellent environmental management causes.
The food production firm has joint ventures in the United Kingdom, Germany and Canada. In 2014, the company joint venture with Pickstock was a profitable venture to the OSI since it increased the company’s beef distribution in Europe. Sheldon has been the man behind the company’s success. He has also embraced green innovations in leading the company to world-class food manufacture. Today the company has more 60 operational facilities in over 17 countries, with a workforce of more than 20,000 workers.