Sheldon serves as the current chief executive officer and also the chairman of the OSI Group. He has worked with the meat industry for over four decades. In the 1970s, the OSI Group, formerly known as Otto and sons needed someone who would fund the organization, and Mr. Sheldon appeared to be the one. Sheldon Lavin was productively required by the firm when the company was lacking fund to establish a preparation bureau for meat to the McDonald’s meat commodity. From that venture, Sheldon learned how to help the OSI Group to be recognized as a global food supplier with over 80 offices and 20,000 workers.
His Career Background
Sheldon Lavin’s career began at OSI Group where he started as a specialist. He was an accomplice to the institution in 1975 and made it grow its operations to different nations including Asia, Europe, and South America. By the mid of the 1980s, Sheldon Lavin acquired a huge stake as a shareholder after the retirement of Otto, which saw him take control of the company’s management. In addition, he has introduced the unique culture in the OSI Group, where employees are given equal treatment to the worldwide family. Due to that, the firm has a low turnover of staff, as many representatives work in the institution for a period of time. Sheldon Lavin earlier worked in the finance, where he led an account management sector.
His Philanthropic Participation
Sheldon Lavin has always been a dynamism in some fundamentals, which showcases his generosity. For this status, the very outstanding charities are McDonald House Charities, the Jewish United Fund, the Boys and Girls Club in Chicago, the United Negra College Fund, the Inner City Foundation in Chicago and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, just to mention a few.
The Awards Received By Sheldon Lavin and OSI Group
Since Sheldon took over the leadership of OSI Group, he has been awarded numerously. Such awards include the Globe of Honor which was received by OSI Food Solution. The honor took proved his efforts in positioning OSI Group in the global stage, which created jobs globally.