Sheldon Lavin has built himself a high profile in the meat and food processing industry since he took over as the chairman and CEO of OSI Group. He also serves on the board of OSI International Foods Ltd as the President, and he remains active in the company’s operations. Over time, Mr. Lavin amassed a lot of knowledge and experience in food industry since 1970 when he initiated the financing of Otto & Sons, which later changed its name to OSI Group.
OSI Group quickly grew from a local meat vendor to become an international packed and processed food supplier under the stewardship of Sheldon Lavin. The firm currently operates over 60 meat and food processing facilities in over 60 countries. India’s Vision World Academy recognized Sheldon Lavin with the Global Visionary Award on February 20, 2016, for his incredible efforts that brought OSI Group onto the global scene. Mr. Lavin was proud of his accomplishments and felt humbled and honored for receiving such a coveted award. In fact, Sheldon Lavin has devoted much of his time to the overall welfare of OSI Group and its employees and has been instrumental in growing it into the powerhouse it is today.
On top of expanding its operations around the world, OSI Group has also won a long list of sustainability and environmental awards under the stewardship of Sheldon. Mr. Lavin expects the next generation of leaders in the company to follow in his footsteps and prioritize the environment. Mr. Lavin wants to inspire the next generation of leaders to run their ventures responsibly and encourage them to contribute towards the growth of global opportunities and commerce for their workers. Mr. Lavin’s advice and insight into the business world are uplifting, and he doesn’t plan to slow down anytime soon. Despite a busy schedule, Mr. Lavin still finds time to volunteer and donate towards charitable causes such as the Ronald McDonald House Foundation. The fact that Mr. Lavin was able to raise his three kids, focus on the activities of OSI Group, and give back to society is one of the achievements that make him proud of his career life.