The Entrepreneurial Mindset of Sheldon Lavin

The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the premier global food provider, the OSI Group, is Sheldon Lavin. It made him realize that majoring in finance and accounting will make him successful one day and so he used his ability and entrepreneurial mindset in achieving his goals and in becoming a CEO. According to an interview with Lavin, he became associated with Otto & Sons, the original name of the OSI Industries, where he showed his unwavering dedication and loyalty. Becoming the Chief Executive Officer of the company has been a great opportunity for him to implement the plans that he has always wanted to execute for he has seen a positive vision about the OSI Group ever since. The purpose of Sheldon Lavin is to provide a wider and better variety of beef, poultry, fish, and vegetable products to their clients and other effective processing solutions that make it more suitable for the clients.

During the interview, Lavin was able to talk about how the OSI Group became a multi-billion dollar food processing enterprise and how the products were distributed and produced in every country that experiences their exceptional services and in each of their facility. Sheldon Lavin has been leading the growth of the OSI particularly in some parts of Asia and in Europe. He stated that diversification and expansion are what he would like to see in the future growth of the company as well as its good culture and management. Lavin’s vision for the OSI is to have a consistent profitable growth by serving distinguished and superior outcomes in all aspects. He wants the company to remain as one the leading global food provider in the food industry.

Furthermore, the company has been very philanthropic for they actively give back to certain communities that they operate. They have been providing and giving to charities and Lavin has been involved with the Ronald McDonald House Charities for two decades. Sheldon Lavin said that after his retirement, he wants the OSI to carry on his vision and mission and to become even better for the next years to come.


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