Sheldon Lavi, CEO and Chairman OSI Group

Sheldon Lavin is a high achiever in meat processing industry. His gradual success at Otto and Sons now OSI Group is incredible. Mr. Lavin’s journey with this giant food processing company started in 1970 when he joined the company as a partner. Otto and Sons have grown from a domestic food processing company to an international food supplier under the leadership of Mr. Lavin. Sheldon Lavin joined the OSI entirely in the late 1970s when he was requested by McDonald to do so. OSI Group is an international company but incorporates LLC which is in the U.S.

OSI group multiplied in North America and some parts of Europe in the 1970s and later to South America in 1980s. The company then expanded to China, Philippines, Australia, India, South Africa, and Japan; this was a significant boost to already its vibrant presence in Europe and America. By this time Lavin had already received half ownership of the company following the selling of shares by the original owners. OSI Group has over 60 outlets spread in 60 countries all over the world. Sheldon Lavin considers this a great achievement because his culture in work, leadership, and mentorship can now be felt across the globe.

Sheldon Lavin has received several recognitions and awards because of his effort to grow the OSI Group to be an international food processing company. India’s Vision Award Academy on February 2016 presented him with a Global Visionary Award in recognition of his effort to create jobs all over the world. Also, the company has received other awards for environmental and sustainability. He said that the awards were humbling bearing in mind that he has spent his life working to ensure that the OSI Group grow to be where it has reached. For details awards, visit here.

Sheldon Lavin is currently 81 years old and has not slowed his momentum in running the OSI Group. He is presently eying the European and Asian market. Sheldon Lavin is also in several charitable organizations like Ronald McDonald House Charities, United Negro College Fund, Jewish United Fund, the Inner City Foundation of Chicago, Evans Scholarship Fund, Boys and Girls Club of Chicago, and many other local charities. He is also a trustee and board member of several organizations. Lavin believes in giving back to the community and raising leaders for the next generation. Mr. Sheldon Lavin’s achievement can be accredited to his wife and three children.

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