Sheldon Lavin is the current chief executive officer of the OSI Group. Under his leadership, the company has a commitment to sustainable food production. The commitments the company has today is derived from the long history it has of embracing challenges by adopting cutting-edge technology. It is not the first time that OSI is coming up with innovations with have created a difference in the food business.
OSI Group is the largest food producer in the world today. It has developed from a small butcher shop based in Chicago in the early years of the last century to become a regional supplier working closely with the McDonald’s and now to one of the most advanced food processing companies in the world. Since 1975, Sheldon Lavin has been part of this company and has been a pivotal leader in the growth of food company.
Sheldon Lavin is currently on the twilight years of his career now that he is 86 years old. However, he is ready to leave the company in a better place than it is currently. He is pushing the company towards embracing new strategies and technologies that will improve productivity as well as environmental protection. Currently, sustainability is now a core prism of the operations of this company. As the world faces the need for sustainable and environmentally friendly food production operations, OSI Group is making every effort to see that this goal is accomplished.
Due to the commitment that Mr. Lavin has towards the accomplishment of this these two goals, they have won prestigious awards such as the Global Visionary Award, the British Safety Council’s Globe of Honour, the North American Meat Institute’s Environment Award as well as the California Green Business Award. To Sheldon Lavin, these are just awards that show the impact he has created in his long career in this company.
Under the leadership of Sheldon Lavin, OSI Group has managed to take its products to over 17 countries, built over 65 food production plants and employing more than 20,000 workers. His achievements as an entrepreneur are clear to anyone who would look at the growth path that this business has taken since he joined in the mid-1970s.