Sheldon Lavin used to work at the Northeast bank where he served as the director. In 1970 he joined OSI Group where four decades later he serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President of OSI International Foods. He is well educated in the financial and economic field, and this is the reason behind his success. He started his career as the consultant for OSI Group wherein 1975 he became a partner of the company and expanded the industry to Europe, Asia, and South America. Lavin’s commitment to green innovations is visible as he is determined to reduce the levels of environmental pollution and making social interactions and donations with the workers and communities. Currently, he has a workforce of over 20,000 employees globally. He ensures that the culture of the company is uniform to all despite the languages. Additionally, Sheldon is an energetic humanitarian involved in various aids and charities such as Ronald McDonald House Charities and Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago.
On February 20th, 2016, Sheldon Lavin received the Global Visionary Award in India for creating lots of job vacancies and for guiding OSI Group to success. The Global Visionary Award distinguishes futurists in different divisions that have accomplished their dreams through diligence and perseverance. He has also helped the company to receive various prestigious awards since he became the CEO such as the 2016 Globe of Honor awarded to them on February 20th. The award acknowledged organisations that had technologically advanced in creative practices of minimising environmental effluence.
During the interview with CEOCFO magazine, he said that his vision was to grow the company to be a world-class food processing enterprise. He also added that OSI Group is proud of its people and without them they could not have achieved their success.
Through OSI Group, Sheldon Lavin has overseen the acquisition of industries such as Flagship Europe and Baho Food. His ambitions are to expand the industry to diverse locations around the world providing modern food processing techniques in doing so. Lavin also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Ronald McDonald House Charities as their Chief Executive Officer.
Amick Farms is an enterprise which deals with fresh chicken products. Their relationship with Sheldon Lavin is that Amick associates with dairy farm products. Both of the companies have entrusted each other with their trademarks and both aim to help each other produce world-class products.
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