The legacy of Sheldon Lavin in the growth and development of OSI Group

OSI Group is one of the leading food supply companies in the world. The company started from a very humble beginning, and through the influence of some its leaders, it has become one of the fastest growing companies in the world. OSI Group started as a family butcher supplying meat products to the American Immigrants in Chicago. It was formerly known as the Otto and Sons before it gained its new name OSI Group.

Well, one of the significant people that have been contributing to every aspect of growth and development OF OSI Group is Sheldon Lavin the company’s Chief Executive Officer. He started working with OSI Group many years ago as one of its partners and its financiers. When the time came for the Otto and Sons to retire, they need to leave the company under the leadership and management of a responsible leader who would enhance its continuity in the growth of its position in the global market. Because Sheldon Lavin had built himself an excellent reputation and had shown that he had great potential in contributing to the growth of the company, they appointed him as the Chief Executive Officer of the company.

It is evident that Otto and Sons were not wrong to appoint him as the leader of the company because since then, the company has experienced rapid growth and development over the years. Sheldon Lavin involved the company in many activities that have enabled it to increase its market share in the world. One of these main activities is developing separate philanthropies to give back to the community. One of these philanthropies is being one of the primary funders of McDonald’s House Charities.

Besides, under his leadership of  OSI Group donates a vast amount of food to feed the homeless and needy children within the American Community among other charity works. Besides, Sheldon Lavin together with his wife was able to raise their children as their children and took them through the whole education system. This is one of the reasons that OSI Group has earned a great name in the world which has assisted in increasing its market share.

Also, OSI Group has earned some awards regarding environmental management and sustainability. Sheldon Lavin has also made himself some honors, for example, he won a Global Visionary Award by India’s Vision World Academy. This is because he has contributed to the growth of the economy in the world by increasing the living standards of many people through the creation of employment opportunities which is brought about by the growth of OSI Group.

Sheldon Lavin info: www.rmhc.org/board-of-trustees