Achievement and success stories of individuals who inspire investors and ambitious entrepreneurs are available all over the internet. This can be associated with the large number of people using social media platforms to gain insights about these individuals. One success story that will undoubtedly grab your attention is that of Sheldon Lavin. Lavin has been the mastermind behind success of OSI food facilities worldwide and specializes in large-scale financial and investment undertakings. Through his experience, the company has been able to reach a widespread clientele base as well as maintain its complex food manufacturing and distribution chains.
How it All Started
Sheldon has been in food supply market for several decades. In 1970s, he was called upon to partner with Otto & Sons Company and help grow a few food supply facilities in selected parts of the world. Mr. Sheldon helped the company cover loopholes and setbacks in its operations and it was able to expand its meat products within a short span of time. He helped transform the OSI Group into a multinational company and within no time, the company was operating in more than 17 countries and employed thousands of workers and more
Sheldon started at OSI Food Company as a consultant and went on to become a partner. The company reached many parts of the world such as South America, Asia and Europe thanks to his contributions. After a few years of partnership, Sheldon Lavin was elected as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of OSI industries.
Education, Honors and Charity Work
Sheldon Lavin has always been an avid seeker of knowledge. He is a former student of the University of Illinois and the University of Northwestern University. Mr. Lavin pursued a degree in finance and accounting and later received a BS degree from the Roosevelt University in Chicago majoring in business. Besides his degrees, he has been honored several times for his contributions in finance and investment sector.
OSI Group has been an intrepid supporter of environmental and safety risk initiatives in the sector. Through Lavin’s guidance, the company has gone on to position itself in the international platform and create more employment opportunities. Sheldon Lavin has been part of charity events such as the Jewish United Fund, Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago and National Multiple Sclerosis Society to name but a few.