Born in the early 1930, s Sheldon Lavin is one of the heads in the largest food production company, OSI Group company. He holds the position of the company’s CEO and Chairman. Besides he has been an experienced businessman with ventures in banking and investments. In his studies, he majored in Accounting and Finance in University of Illinois. Later he attended the Northwestern University pursuing the same course. Mr. Lavin furthered his studies in the Roosevelt University in Chicago where he attained a bachelor degree in Business. After completing his studies, he worked in several company’s dealing with finance and later started his own firm Sheldon Lavin and Associates, Inc.
Sheldon’s firm dealt with finance consulting having had so many reputable clients in the time. He worked in his own company for over 15 years and later become one of the associates in Otto& Sons in the late 1970s. Following his massive success, he brought in the company, today he is the CEO and Chairman of the renown companies; OSI Group, OSI International Foods, OSI Industries, OSI International to mention a few. The company has had investments in many countries such as Philippines, Brazil, India, Hungary among others making it one of the leading companies in the production of value added proteins. Working in OSI Group, Mr. Sheldon Lavin has led it to increasing its sales to billions of dollars annually. The company deals with the production of diversified food products such as fish, dough products, poultry, pork and vegetable products.
Through technological innovations used by the company, they have established many customers within the U.S. Additionally, they have maintained strong client’s relations with food industries such as McDonald’s Papa John’s Burger King among others. Today the OSI food products are distributed in over 15 countries internationally with over 60 shops.Within Asia and Europe, Sheldon Lavin has facilitated OSI Group’s innovation and growth. According to Sheldon, the future growth of the company will be determined on the input added to the diversification of its products and expansion in different countries. Additionally, the company’s head is a strong supporter of charity where he has backed several charity organizations such as the Sheba Foundation.