Having spent over 40 years in the food industry, Sheldon Lavin has built his career to a level of high professionalism. He is the current Chairperson and boss of OSI Group, LLC. It is a company that has over 20,000 employees, with an outstanding record of performance. The food processing and distribution giant has its headquarters in Illinois. Sheldon has developed his entrepreneurial and management skills and perfected them. These skills have enabled him to move his company to the global market scene.
The history and progressive growth of OSI Group
In 1970, Lavin began his venture in the food industry. He joined Otto and Sons and turned the firm into the major supplier of hamburgers to McDonalds Corporation. In the following five years in Otto and Sons, he assumed critical positions, and he assisted in searching and securing overseas investments.Sheldon Lavin later partnered with the two sons who owned the business, and he began to work full-time for the newly rebranded OSI Group. By 1980, Mr. Lavin had acquired half of the controlling shares of the company. At 80 years, Sheldon had taken 100 percent control of OSI Group. Despite his age, Mr. Sheldon is actively involved in making crucial management decisions.
Why Sheldon Lavin won the Global Visionary Award
Despite a humble start, the ISO Group has secured a significant share of the global food market. The innovative firm has expanded its territories to Philippines, Australia, India, South Africa, and China. In 2016, Sheldon Lavin won the Global Visionary Award in Ahmedabad, India. The Vision World Academy recognizes visionary entrepreneurs who have a superb record of turning their dreams into remarkable results that demonstrate persistence and hard work.Lavin is viewed as an icon in the food processing sector. He has achieved exceptional results consistently. With a committed workforce, OSI Group is a respected powerhouse when it comes to providing quality products and services to its customers.