Sheldon Lavin is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of OSI Group, the largest privately owned food production company in the world currently. Since 1975, Sheldon Lavin has been working with this company. He was brought in by the founders of the business so that he could help with management and capitalization of the firm as it moved into the international food business. As a former executive in the banking sector, he was determined to change the industry by facilitating growth in the food business. He was the right person to take the company through development.
Sheldon Lavin helped in facilitating the capitalization of the company especially in building food production plants. When he came into the company, it only had one plant that was being used to supply food products to the McDonalds. His work can be seen in the number of plants that the company currently own. Right now, the company has 65 plants. He has also taken the company through development and expansion which has taken it to over 17 countries in different parts of the world.
Sheldon Lavin has been successful in business endeavors. With the wealth that he has generated. He has created wealth that he is using to help needy causes in the society. Some of the charities he has been supporting include Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and the Inner City Foundation of Chicago.
Through the work that he has been doing with OSI Group, he has been recognized for awards by various organizations. Most of the awards he has received are related to environmental and health management. He has also been recognized because of his commitment to creating job opportunities for the people. OSI Group employs over 20,000 people. He has received awards for participating in various charitable causes.
Sheldon Lavin is now 87 years old and still going on strong in the management of the company. He is still committed to the growth of the company and seems determined to see the company move to every corner of the world. He wants to leave the company after accomplishing all the goals he has set out to achieve.
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