Sheldon Lavin is the current president and CEO of OSI a meat processing company in the United States. He joined the company 44 years ago in the department of finance when the company was in the process of expansion. He has since then become an active member of his greatest achievement when he became the CEO, and learn more about Sheldon Lavin.
Sheldon Lavin was in 2016, February 20 awarded with the Global Visionary Award in India. This award is given by India’s Vision World Academy to visionaries who have achieved great success with perseverance and persistence in their different fields.
Sheldon Lavin was recently involved in an interview with the CEOCFO Magazine on May 29, 2017, by Lynn Fosse. He was questioned about his interests in financial consulting where he said that it helped him achieve his success since he always envisioned himself as a business owner. He stated that his involvement with the meat industry was from arranging finances for OTTO &SONS meat processing company in Illinois, West Chicago which prompted to him owning the company later on.
Sheldon Lavin during the interview also stated that his vision for OSI from the beginning was to make it a world-class company which later came to pass as it is currently situated in 17 countries and has over 70 facilities. He added that this achievement was possible because they operate as a family despite the laid down strategies, rules and responsibility levels. And his Website, He said that the family operation method was possible because the company was made up of committed and loyal staff and their good relations towards each other with his office open for them all. His involvement with charities is a way of giving back to the society that they have grown from and into. Concluding the interview, he said that his vision for OSI was to see it best in all aspects that it has been involved with over the years, and https://www.inc.com/profile/osi-group.
As CEO of OSI, he has pushed the company into great acquisitions. The most current include the company’s joint venture with Pick stock, UK, in 2014 to aid its expansion in Europe. Acquiring Tyson Production Plant in 2016 was another OSI acquisition which would allow for the company’s growth and more storage space for their products. In the same year, OSI acquired Europe flagship which allowed for products distribution across UK and Europe. German Hynek Schlachthof GmbH was also acquired in 2016 and would offer sustainable food chains in Germany, and read full article.