The Achievements Story of the Chief Executive Officer of OSI Group of Companies; Sheldon Lavin

Sheldon Lavin is the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of OSI Group who has engaged in the meat supply business for over 43 years. He actively became involved with the group in the 1970s when the company was in need of financing to construct a facility that can process and expand the meat they supplied to McDonald’s. From then, Sheldon has been able to manage to transform OSI Group to a worldwide food product supplier, operating in over 17 countries.

Career Background

Sheldon began his career at OSI Group working as a consultant. He later got a partnership with the company in 1975 and widened their services into Europe, Asia, and South America. In fact, by early 1980s, he purchased an Interest and managed to take over OSI Group. With his good leadership, Sheldon introduced a very unique culture in the company, whereby employees are given equal treatments to the global family. In the previous days, he worked in the banking and finance service sector.

Charity participation

Sheldon has a big heart and is very active in contributions to charities that evidently prove his philanthropy. The most known charity foundations he has contributed to are the Inner City Foundation of Chicago, Boys and Girls Club of Chicago, Jewish United Fund, United Negra College Fund, McDonald House Charities, and many more other charity foundations. OSI’s Sheldon Lavin receives Global Visionary Award.

The awards Sheldon Lavin and OSI Group have received

Since Sheldon Lavin took over the Chief Executive Officer’s seat at OSI Group, he and the company have received a lot of different awards. Some of the awards are about safety risks and environmental and health management. These awards include the Globe of Honor, awarded to OSI in 2016. This award recognized Sheldon Lavin’s efforts in which he positioned OSI Group to the global platform and created jobs for the unemployed worldwide. After receiving the Globe of Honor award, Sheldon later got the Global Visionary award. Sheldon still got many other awards for participating in some other services that include the President and Director of the Sheba Foundation, Trustee for Ronald, Board member of the Goodman Theatre, McDonald House of Charities, and Rush University Medical Centre Board Member.

Being the Chairman and still the Chief Executive Officer of OSI Group, Sheldon Lavin has a very extreme high profile in the meat and production industry. He is currently serving as the President of OSI Group.

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