OSI Group was formed in 1909 by Otto Kolschowsky who was a German Immigrant. The company has since expanded into a leading food manufacturer of animal protein. But, this wouldn’t be possible without the contribution of its leaders with Sheldon Lavin being the chief executive officer. With a worker’s base excedding 10,000 personnel in five continents, OSI Group has developed into one of the world’s privately-owned food processors with numerous facilities as well as affiliates with its brand name. The development of the company into an international brand has since expanded under the guidance of Sheldon Lavin who joined the company as a finance executive to oversee its rebranding and financing.
Sheldon Lavin is an experienced strategist with impeccable business management acumen and a passion for transforming the business into an international brand. He has contributed to the growth of OSI Group by making it an eco-friendly food processor with operations across Asia and Australia. His dedication to delegate tasks and weigh the variables involved in expanding the company is noticeable as the brand has vastly expanded into a major food supplier in Japan, Brazil, India, and Canada, among others. Drawing from has past experience in his practice as a financial consultant, Sheldon Lavin has spearheaded the implementation of safe and environment-friendly practices in the company thereby being awarded by the British Safety Council from 2013 to 2016 consecutively.
Sheldon Laving is a skilled financial management specialist with vast experience in business management, accounting and resource allocation. He is an alumnus of Roosevelt University, Northwestern University in addition to the University of Illinois. After graduating, he started a boutique firm that specialized in providing consulting services to emerging business professionals seeking advice in financial management. His contribution at OSI Group started in 1970. Since then, he has been a committed business leader with the passion to transform OSI Group into a major food supplier for masses. Mr. Lavin has also supported the acquisition of Tyson Foods, a Dutch-based food processor for meat delis and snacks. The purchase expanded OSI Group’s client and employee base thereby leading to a rise in revenue.
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