President and CEO of OSI Group Sheldon Lavin
Sheldon Lavin is the CEO and president of the OSI Group, a group which is in the food service business. They supply meat and other related products to companies around the world, which include some of the most iconic brands. Custom food processing, meats, vegetables, and fruits are among the many products which the OSI Group offers. Everything is made to order according to each customer’s rigorous specifications. The company’s solutions are designed to be scaled up to meet the needs of any large or small food service organization. The OSI Group specializes in providing extensive capabilities in the food service field as a premier global supplier. Extensive capabilities mean that custom food products are able to be delivered in a timely manner, and they are delivered by a premier value-adder. The OSI Group is global, which means they have operations in 16 countries across 60 locations. It began as a supplier to McDonalds as a very small company, and has since expanded to the global power which it is now.
Sheldon Lavin is the current CEO of the OSI Group. Sheldon Lavin’s career began in the financial industry, as a banker. He currently resides in Chicago, and serves as the trustee of Rush General Medical Center. He has won an award for being recognized as a global visionary, which indicates his persistence in accomplishing goals. The OSI Group has ties to India, with a commitment to custom processing of meat/fish/vegetables.
Sheldon’s skill as an executive is being able to lead and maintain complex global supply chains. The operations can be quite complex, so consumer preferences/resource shortages can easily cause a whole range of problems which Sheldon Lavin is able to assist in navigating. The company has also embraced environmental sustainability procedures which have reduced the impact of the company’s operations.
While growing his own company, Sheldon has also given back in other ways. He is involved with the local Ronald McDonald House. He also understands that he plays a role as a global citizen, and is looked up to by many young entrepreneurs because of his impact.