Sheldon Lavin is the head and Chief Executive Officer of the OSI Group. Mr. Sheldon joined the company as an associate. This deal was first laid down in the year 1975. He had previously worked with the Otto and Sons as a consultant focusing on the expertise of investment. The OSI Group is a company that started with German immigrants in the city of Chicago serving its community with food needs majorly meat. Mr. Otto was a butcher that ran a retail shop for supply and selling of meat products. OSI’s Sheldon Lavin receives Global Visionary Award. The success of his family business shot during after the first world war with a simple agreement with Kroc who later acquired the McDonalds from its previous financiers.
Sheldon acquired executive role in the 1980’s. This came as a result of the company’s need to tackle the global market and the complicated capitalization. The company saw the need to put Sheldon Lavin’s skillset in the banking fraternity to improve on its food supplying capabilities. Mr. Sheldon has assisted the company to forge new relationships with other companies in the global food market.
The OSI group has expanded its networks with branches in Brazil Austria Poland and Mexico in less than two decades. The company did not stop there; it went ahead to tackle the Asian market in Beijing and Shanghai, China and the Philippines where it was prosperous with the poultry markets. The improved economy state of China has positively affected their growth and sales. The move to China transformed the company’s original idea of red meat distribution to the distribution of white meat from poultry which took place in China.
Under the leadership of Sheldon Lavin and his peer co-workers, he has been able to realize the global dream for meat distribution through the product such as pizza, sausages, and hamburgers to Asia and Europe. They have also catered for the vegetarian community by the placement of non-protein products. Acquisition of meat production industries in Poland Germany amongst other nations has enabled them to expand effectively and get high profits. One of the most well-known deals that were the one with the Boho Food. Sheldon Lavin overlooked the buying of the company which had its branches in Germany and Netherlands. Other essential departments of the OSI Group were opened in Canada and Japan.