The OSI group is one of the most successful food companies in the world. Before the company was known to the world as the OSI Group, the company was going by the name Otto and Sons. Sheldon Lavin is OSI Groups chief executive officer and president. Having established Otto and Sons in the 70s, Sheldon was in charge of securing the funding needed to finance the then startup.
Over the years, Sheldon Lavin has seen the success of the OSI group, something that is attributed to his leadership skills and his unrivaled experience and knowledge of the food industry. When Sheldon set-off his career, he was in charge of running the Otto and Sons which was a meat processing plant. Throughout his long career at the OSI group, Sheldon Lavin has been celebrated in his achievement of transforming the once small food and meat processing company into a worldwide recognized brand in the food industry.
The OSI group operates in 60 different countries across the world. Sheldon Lavin was awarded the global visionary award. The reason behind being recognized with the award was his accomplishment in making the once unknown food company a famous global brand.
The award ceremony in which Sheldon was given the award took place in February 2016. Characteristic to Sheldon’s, received the award and in his speech, he shared how humbling the experience was to be presented with such an honor. Additionally, Sheldon was happy that his lifelong efforts commitment while at the OSI group was internationally recognized.
Most business executives have always prioritized making a company profitable at the top of their agenda. Contrary to this fact, Sheldon Lavin’s career is characterized by his undeniable quest for environmental conservation. In the regions which the OSI group has its operations, protection of the environment is the top priority. While an executive of the OSI group, Sheldon has been championing for the use of technology to achieve sustainability.
The protection of the world ecosystem doesn’t end with him as he popularly tells the business leaders he mentors. He expects that future and current business leaders should support efforts in environmental conservation. He also urges business leaders and executives to dedicate their time and effort in their respective institutions as successful companies create jobs.
Other than a contributor to many causes aimed at protecting the environment, Sheldon Lavin is a philanthropist who supports multiple charity institutions and causes across the globe including the McDonald House Charities.
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