Sheldon Lavin has passed through a lot of challenges in the meat industry career before finally emerging successful. He entered the meat industry more than four decades ago.
Sheldon was also a successful investor and a senior management officer in the banking sector. He also owned a financial consulting firm that enabled him to help people to make wise investments. He later became the Chairman of the OSI Group. Among his other achievements, is that he transformed McDonald’s into a global supplier of a broad range of food products.
Sheldon Lavin contributed to financing Otto & Sons which later evolved into OSI Group. The experiences Lavin has undergone as an executive in OSI Group has played a significant role in making him the tycoon he is up to date. Lavin’s leadership and vision have led to rapid expansion of a small scale business to an international leader in the meat industry. Sheldon is a source of inspiration to most young entrepreneurs.
In 2016, India’s Vision World Academy awarded Sheldon Lavin with a prestigious Global Visionary Award.
In 2015, Sheldon Lavin was honored by RSM US LLP with a Lifetime Achievement Award. He got the lifetime achievement award due to his commitment to Chicago business community and service to the society. Sheldon does not compromise on the welfare of his employees. He does the best he can to ensure that employees get rewards for hard work. He is honored and respected by employees and other senior individuals holding executive positions in other companies.
Sheldon Lavin pursued finance and accounting so that he could run his businesses professionally. Sheldon’s vision is to transform OSI Industries into a world-class enterprise. OSI Industries have approximately 80 facilities in 17 countries. The company produces vegetable items, baked goods, sauces, and protein products. Sheldon Lavin values innovation so he does the best he can to ensure that the corporation employs innovative technology through creativity.
According to Sheldon Lavin, OSI Group is an extended family. Employees treat each other with love and respect. Every individual is free to interact with each other thus building healthy interpersonal relationships and understanding. Lavin listens to his employees by encouraging them to visit his office as they please. Additionally, OSI engages in charitable activities to support local communities.