Sheldon Lavin is a former banking executive and investment manager. He is currently the Chairman and CEO of OSI Group. In the past few decades, he has taken this company on a path that has been full of successes. Since the company was established, there has never been a better time for it as when Sheldon joined its ranks of leadership. He is now one of the people who has made a passionate attempt of leading growth as well as making sure that everything that is happening in the industry is being done in accordance with the environmental laws. Sheldon has embraced the use of green technologies as one way of making the company more complaint to environmental laws.
OSI Group is a company that has a long history. It was created at the beginning of the past century. In 1909, Otto Kolschowsky, a German immigrant established a butcher shop in Chicago, and it developed over the years to become OSI Group. The company today has a vast customer base in 17 countries. It has employed over 20,000 workers, and it is doing much more in innovations. It is creating new avenues of doing things which will lead to bigger growth in the foods industry. The company is now ranked as one of the top companies in the United States by the Forbes. Credit for such achievements goes to Sheldon Lavin and his team who have worked tirelessly to see the company rise to such heights.
Sheldon Lavin joined OSI Group in 1975. After entering this company, he embarked on making changes that would make the company competitive for a long time. At the time, they only had one client- McDonald’s. Sheldon Lavin started a journey of taking the company on a different path where it would gain independence and stop being over-reliant on one client. He supervised the international expansion of the company starting in the 1980’s to see that the company became the global giant that he wanted it to be.
When Sheldon Lavin joined OSI, it had two other partners, who were the sons of the founder. But with time, they went away leaving him as the only director in the company. He had 100 percent control over its operations, and this is something that has led to further growth of the company since the turn of the millennium. He is now able to implement changes without facing objection from any quarters.