Sheldon Lavin is the Chairman and CEO of the OSI Group and also sits as President of OSI International Foods Ltd. He is also a General Trustee of Rush University Medical Center and in the past was Director of the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation. He believes in running OSI as a company that cares for its employees and the customers it serves and looks forward to continuing its expansion. His background in finance has served OSI well, and he was the one who originally arranged for the financing for the company’s first meat processing plant in Chicago, Illinois and more information click here.
Sheldon Happily Admits He Can’t Do It All
Sheldon Lavin’s success is grounded in depending upon the workers and team members of OSI, and he delegates lots of the details that have to be dealt with in the company to other people who understand those details. Young entrepreneurs and startups should pay attention to Sheldon’s work practices, because he has been in the business for a majority of the 85 years of his life. Millennial entrepreneurs, especially, listen closely to what he has to say, because his sustainability and ethics practices has made OSI a popular company in an industry that is not always received well in Europe and North America. His continual insistence on paying attention to local environmental concerns and serving the needs of the communities OSI does business in has earned him and the company many different awards. He attributes a lot of his success to knowing how to give the right jobs to the right people in order to get done what needs to get done and learn more about Sheldon Lavin.
Awards and Philanthropy
Sheldon Lavin has earned many different awards during the time he has spent with the OSI Group. One of the more recent awards was the Global Visionary Award, which was presented by India’s Vision World Academy. The award is given to those who show a dedication to turning their vision into reality, and that is exactly what Sheldon has done by taking OSI, a once small domestic food company, to the worldwide multi-billion-dollar company that it is now. Sheldon also donates to many different charitable organizations, and among them are groups that help children who are dealing with chronic illnesses, education, and initiatives that help animals and Sheldon Lavin’s lacrosse camp.
Sheldon has maintained that he has no plans of leaving the OSI group and that even now, in his 85th year on the earth, he pledges to continue helping the communities and people that his company serves throughout the world and Sheldon Lavin on Facebook.