Becoming a Chief Executive Officer (or CEO) of a company is a significant leap that many executives dream of achieving in their careers. What makes it such an important transition is the complexity of the position’s role and the skills that one requires to manage the complexity effectively. One CEO who is lauded for managing the intricacy successfully is Sheldon Lavin, the current CEO of OSI Group.
OSI Group, LLC is Aurora-based food processing company dealing with beef, poultry, hot dog, pork, bacon, specialty pizza and sausages, sous vide processing, baked snack processing, and fried fruit products as well as kettle products. The company also provides food safety, food process engineering, and quality assurance services. The firm was founded in 1909 by Otto Kolschowsky and what Sheldon Lavin knows.
Mr. Sheldon Lavin is the current chairman and CEO of the company. He is also the current OSI International Foods Limited’s president. He is responsible for the management of the firm’s daily operations and leads the company in achieving its global strategies and goals. Sheldon Lavin is also the general trustee of the celebrated Rush University Medical Center. He has also served as the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Director.
Before joining the food industry, Sheldon Lavin had a successful career as an investor in the banking sector and owned a financial consulting company. He joined the meat processing industry in 1970 when he oversaw the financing of the Otto and Sons Company—the earlier name of OSI Industries and Sheldon Lavin’s lacrosse camp.
Awards and Achievements
During his tenure at the OSI Group, the company has received a wide range of awards, including Environmental Management Award and Health management and Safety Risks Award. The company subsidiary, OSI Food Solutions UK, was also awarded the prestigious 2016 Globe of Honor Award by the British Safety Council. OSI Food Solutions was given the award due to its remarkable environmental risk management strategies. Additionally, OSI Group is also proud to have scooped the 2016 Environmental Award and his Facebook.
The company has also grown in leaps and bound with international acquisitions and enhanced revenue. OSI Group is also highly ranked globally for its outstanding performance in food packaging and processing solutions and resume him.
Besides business, Sheldon Lavin is an active philanthropist. He has contributed to a wide range of charities including, Evans Scholarship Fund, Jewish United Fund, NMSS (National Multiple Sclerosis Society), United Negro College Fund, and the Inner City Foundation. Mr. Lavin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Accounting and more information click here.