Sheldon Lavin has had a very fruitful career in the food processing industry, and this did not come easy for him. It took a lot of hard work and persistence to get to where he is today. Sheldon started out in the financial services sector but later on decided to venture into the food processing industry because he felt that was where his heart was. More than 40 years later, he does not regret his decision at all.
Chairman and CEO of OSI Group
Sheldon is the CEO and Chairman of OSI Group. Under his leadership, the company has grown tremendously, and as of 2016, it was valued at $6.1 billion. Sheldon’s secret to success simple, and it is something most business owners are yet to learn. He values each and every one of the 20,000 employees of the various OSI branches worldwide. The success of any business ultimately depends on its employees. Having happy and satisfied employees translates to a healthy business environment and overall performance of the business. This is how Sheldon Lavin has managed to keep OSI Group at the top in food processing industry.
Sheldon received the 2016 Global Visionary Award, which was presented to him by the Vision World Academy in India. The award recognizes individuals who have made great achievements in their various fields of work. Sheldon Lavin was recognized for transforming OSI into a multibillion dollar company and a leader in the food processing industry. Under his leadership, OSI has received several awards including the 2016 Globe of Honor Award, which was in recognition of its efforts in preserving the environment. Sheldon loves giving back to the community through his donations to various non-profit organizations such as the Inner City Foundation of Chicago, The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the United Negro College Fund and the Jewish United Fund.
What Sheldon Lavin has done with OSI Group is no mean achievement, and he surely deserves recognition for his great work. He is passionate about what he does, and it is this fire that burns within that inspires him to keep leading OSI Group to greater heights. He derives a lot of joy and fulfilment from seeing the company prosper and will stop at nothing to ensure it stays at the top.