Wes Edens Works with Traditional INvestments and New technologies

The world we live in is constantly evolving to bring new technologies into the equation for millions of people to enjoy. Business leader and investment specialist, Wes Edens is always looking to find new ways to evolve these new technologies for the good of the people of the world. A popular investment specialist, Edens uses his skills to bring success to the sports sector and to new renewable sources of energy and transport, including the Brightline rail service now active in Florida.

After studying for a degree in finance at the University of Oregon, Wes Edens began his financial career in the early 1980s with a role at the California Savings and Loan. Just a few years later, Edens had been promoted to a role on the board of the financial institution and would later take up the role of CEO. Following this initial business success, a number of job offers flowed in for the passionate skier who would go on to work with globally-renowned financial institutions including Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers. By 1998, Wes Edens was ready to strike out on his own and created the Fortress Investments group, which was sold in 2018 for $3.3 billion to Softbank. His LinkedIn Profile.

Not only is Wes Edens an expert in identifying the latest area of technological innovation for his business career, but he is respected for the success he brings to his many sporting endeavors. A recent acquisition has been the team Flyquest, which competes in the E-League using the Online video game, “League of Legends.” Technology is used in almost every aspect of the work of Wes Edens, including the development of the Brightline rail service in Florida which provides passengers with a high-speed train journey and powerful wi-fi experience. Average road journey times between Fort Lauderdale and Miami are usually stifled by traffic speeds of around 34 mph, but the Brightline service takes just 30 minutes with an average speed of 80 mph.


OSI Food Solutions: A World Leader in the Food Industry

With 65 facilities located in 17 different countries, and annual sales being a little over $6.1 Billion, OSI Food Solutions is presently one of America’s top 100 food companies. OSI is a global, privately owned, food provider company that supplies custom food products to the top retail food brands and food services. OSI Food Solutions is a meat processor that centers around making high-quality foods such as sausage patties, burgers, chicken strips, nuggets, hot dogs, pot roasts, bacon bits, pizzas, and so many more.

Having over 20,000 employees, OSI Food Solutions states that, “OSI believes all persons have the right to be treated with dignity and respect.” With that being said, it is safe to say that employees are well cared for and are working in an enthusiastic environment. Employees within the company are hired not only based off of their qualifications, and business needs, but also according to their virtue and integrity. Careers with the OSI Foods company are offered all across the globe, and can be found on their website.

In 2016, the OSI group had been awarded the 2016 Globe of Honour by the British Safety Council. OSI won the Globe of Honour by maintaining outstanding environmental management, as well as exceptional health and safety within their facilities. As such an amazing company, OSI Group has won many awards including 12 medals recently, at the 2018 World Steak Challenge, the Top Food Supplier Award from Trade Monthly Magazine (Flagship Europe), 2014 Refrigerated Processor of the Year by Refrigerated and Frozen Foods Magazine, and more.

Although OSI Food Solutions is consistent with their award winning, these are not the only success stories that the company has to share with the world. Fast food chains that partner with the company have been showing a rise in chicken consumption. In order to keep up with customer demands, OSI’s Chicken Production Capacity has doubled! Not to mention, they had just purchased a Tyson Foods plant in Chicago for $7.4 million and offered jobs to all of the former Tyson Foods employees.

In the midst of watching OSI Foods continue to grow and succeed, it is very easy to discover why they have become a world leader in providing quality products and custom solutions for the food industry. It is always exciting to see a business that knows how to treat their employees, their customers, and produce high-quality foods.