In 1970 one of the largest meat suppliers was going through a financial crisis. OSI Group then was known as Otto &Sons and with the help of Sheldon Lavin the meat processing company received the required financial assistance. Sheldon acted as OSI Group financial advisor, and he helped the firm to get funds from other institution which contributed to the growth of the company. Within five years, Mr. Lavin was fully involved in not only the financial operations of OSI but also its other businesses. Sheldon was on the front line of helping OSI to get business deals overseas.
Sheldon Lavin partnered with Otto sons after his retirement, and that is when the company’s name was changed from Otto&Sons to OSI Group. It is during his involvement that the meat processing firm expanded their market to other regions including the Philippines, South Africa, Japan, Asia, Northern America as well as Australia. Sheldon’s hard work and determination led to his appointment as the Chief Operating Officer of the organization. His role as the head of the firm has helped him to be able to change the face of OSI Group and presenting it as an international meat processing and delivering organization. OSI’s Sheldon Lavin receives Global Visionary Award.
Ever since Sheldon Lavin took over the top position in the meat firm the firm has received several recognitions which include 2016 Globe of Honor Award which was presented to the company by in the United Kingdom by the British Safety Council. Sheldon on his part has also been recognized for his efforts in the meat industry as well as the OSI Group. He has been known for taking part and making contributions to several organizations which include the Sheba Foundation, Board Member of Rush University, a Trustee for Ronald McDonald House Charities, as well as Goodman Theater where Sheldon is a Board Member. Mr. Lavin is not only an incredible business leader but he also mainly contribute s to the community affairs. He supports the Jewish United Fund, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Inner City Foundation of Chicago, Boys and Girls Club of Chicago, and Ronald McDonald House Charities among others.
Sheldon Lavin admits that the success he has is because he has not been working alone; instead, his team members, as well as other like-minded individuals, have been of great help for his success in the meat sector. Sheldon can also be described as a wise businessman who knows how to trap factors that affect businesses including technology as well as consumer taste among others.
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