The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of OSI Group Sheldon Lavin had a successful profile as an investor and executive in the financial industry, and today, he has established himself and his firm as leaders in the food processing industry. Lavin is also the president of OSI International Foods Ltd. He oversees various global operations of the company and ensures quality and efficiency are given top priority.
The Global Visionary Award
In 2016, Lavin’s effort in the industry was recognized by India’s Vision World Academy by presenting the Global Visionary Award to him. This award recognizes individuals in different industries who have transformed their dreams into reality through persistence and perseverance to achieve their goals. Sheldon Lavin was recognized for leading OSI Group from a national food processing company to become an international multi-billion dollar organization operating in 16 countries and 60 locations. OSI Group has also received several sustainability and environmental awards under the leadership of Lavin.
Lavin’s Take on the Next Generation of Leaders
Sheldon Lavin believes the next generation of executives and emerging entrepreneurs will continue to focus on health of the planet as a priority. Lavin states one of his accomplishments is to inspire future generation of executives to be committed to growth and expansion of their companies in respectable and responsible ways, and at the same time facilitating the growth of global trade, creating more job options for their employees.
Today, Sheldon Lavin is still focusing on further growth of OSI Group, especially in European and Asian markets. The executive is proud of how the firm has spread its operations on the global platform, spreading the OSI Group culture overseas. Some of the countries where OSI Group is present include Australia, Brazil, India, Japan, South Africa, China and Philippines.
Sheldon Lavin’s Philanthropic Causes
The executive has engaged in different charities such as the Inner City Foundation of Chicago, Evans Scholarship Fund, numerous Jewish charities, Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago and other local and national charities. Through supporting these organizations, Lavin is helping to improve the lives of less fortunate members of the community.
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