Sheldon Lavin is the CEO and Chairman of OSI Group LLC and has an educational background in accounts and finance. OSI Group is a company that specializes in meat processing. Its headquarters are located in Illinois, USA. The firm supplies processed meat to food service industries. It was founded in 1909 under the name Otto and Sons in West Chicago, Illinois. Currently, it has more than 20,000 employees with more than 65 plants in 17 countries globally including Asia-Pacific, Western and Eastern Europe as well as in North America. In the United States, the company has opened several manufacturing plants in different areas such as Geneva, Fort Atkinson, Riverside, Utah, Oakland and West Jordan amongst others and more information click here.
Sheldon Lavin has been in the meat industry for 43 years; he started in 1970 when he assisted the Otto and Sons Company financially. In the early 1980s, Sheldon took control of half of OSI LLC Group, and 13 years later he gained 100 percent ownership of the company. He has then transformed it into a worldwide food products distributor and is still determined to expand it. The group has been a meat distributor for fast food restaurants in China such as Starbucks, Pizza Hut, Papa John’s Pizza and Subway supplying products such as hot dogs, meat patties, pizza fish, bacon, pork vegetable, poultry and dough products and learn more about Sheldon Lavin.
OSI Group LLC has received several awards under the leadership of Sheldon Lavin; these awards include safety risk, health, and environmental management awards. In 2016, the UK OSI Group was awarded Globe of Honor by the British Safety Council this was for the strategies the company has put in place for risk management. On 2016 November, the company received an environmental award. Sheldon Lavin has won several awards including the Global Visionary Award on February 20th, 2016, awarded to him by India’s World Academy. This was due to the jobs created by the OSI Group when he put it on the international platform. Mr. Lavin has helped expand the company through opening branches in 8 different locations through India since 1995 and resume him.
Sheldon Lavin as an active philanthropist has donated to several charities. He has contributed to the Ronald McDonalds House Charities, Jewish United Funds, United, Boys, and Girls Club of Chicago. Negro College Fund and The Inner City Foundation of Chicago, The National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Sheldon Lavin is a general trustee of Rush University Medical Center and Sheldon Lavin’s lacrosse camp.