OSI Group, a meat processing company, has been working overtime to increase their efforts world-wide. Under the leadership of its executives like Sheldon Lavin, OSI Group has made quite a few purchases in recent years. They purchased Flagship Europe, Baho Foods and others. Their recent acquisitions have went great lengths in expanding OSI Group to a worldwide supplier of food. OSI Group recently purchased an old Tyson Plant in Chicago as well.
OSI Group was still known as Otto & Sons the first time Sheldon Lavin worked with the company. Sheldon Lavin served a consultant, building a business plan for the recent entrant into the food industry. Eventually, Sheldon Lavin found himself in a prominent position with-in the company. Thanks to his advice from the beginning of the company’s existence, the company is what it is today.
In 2016, the British Safety Council awarded OSI Group the Globe Of Honour. They were among a total 19 recipients of the award for the year. In order to be considered for the award, companies must pass the British Safety Council’s environmental audit with flying colors. Kelly Grimwood received the award on behalf of OSI Group.
About Sheldon Lavin
Sheldon Lavin was born in 1932 and is now the current Chairman and CEO of OSI Group. Sheldon Lavin gained his education from the University of Illinois and Northwestern University. During his time in college he studied accounting and finance. He also received a degree in science from the Roosevelt University.
Prior to becoming such a high ranked executive with OSI Group, he had his own financial consulting firm called Sheldon Lavin and Associates. When his firm began working with OSI Group, there were no plans on Mr. Lavin ever holding such a high ranking position in the company. Through Lavin’s hard work he has become the Chairman of the Board at one of the world’s finest food production & distribution companies.
Lavin has donated to a wide range of charities including Ronald McDonalds House, Jewish United Funds, and the Boys and Girls Club of Chicago.
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