Sheldon Lavin is the current Chairman and CEO of OSI Group, one of the world’s finest names in food distribution. Sheldon Lavin gained his education from University of Illinois, Northwestern University, and Roosevelt University. He holds degrees in science, accounting, and finance. Prior to his involvement with OSI Group he was the owner of his own business; he operated a financial consulting firm called Sheldon Lavin and Associates.
Lavin said that after he cut his teeth in college, he wanted to create a difference in the world. He choose the food production industry to create his change. “I wanted to build companies that could give people the food and products that they use on a daily basis,” Lavin began. “To reach this goal, I became a financial consultant,” he explained, lacrosse camp Lavin.
Lavin first became involved with OSI Group when it was still known as its other name, Otto and Sons. OSI Group was a small company at the time and were looking for resources to expand. Lavin offered them a way to meet their goal. In just a year, under the counsel of Lavin, OSI Group expanded all across the nation. “I believed in their ability to succeed,” he explained.
Since Lavin has been with OSI Group they have purchased several other companies. OSI Group has recently purchased Hynek Schlachthof GmbH, Flagship Europe, and Baho Food.
Recently, Sheldon Lavin was honored with an award that is meant to recognize individuals who have turned their dreams into reality. Lavin was awarded The Global Visionary Award for his role in turning OSI Group into a worldwide multi-billion dollar food company, and resume him.
Sheldon Lavin hasn’t only received awards for his individual efforts, the company itself has also been honored on multiple occasions. IN 2016, OSI Group received the Glove of Honour from the British Safety Council. The award is given to companies that exhibit an excellent attitude towards environmental safety. Only companies with five stars in British Safety Council’s annual environmental