When describing Mr. Sheldon Lavin, one cannot heap enough praises to a man that has transformed the meat processing industry. His rise to the helm of the sector is one that started out in an easy way having been new in the field. He was seen as an outsider since he had ventured to a very different domain from what he was used to an investor in the financial sector. Initially, he was an executive and an investor in the banking industry and in addition to it he also owned his financial consulting firm.
Owing to an experience that has lasted more than forty-three years in sector Lavin went on to become Chairman and CEO of the OSI Group, LLC. Through his leadership, he transformed he was able to transform it from a small company that supplied meat to the McDonald’s to a very successful worldwide food supplier. As the CEO he also expanded the company to other nations, and as a result, he increased the number of employees to well over 20, 000. Mr. Sheldon has always taken pride of his employees who mostly maintain their jobs till retirement.
On March 3, 2016, Lavin went on to receive the Global Visionary Award from India’s Vision Academy. This award honors people that have been deemed visionaries in various fields that were able to turn their dreams into reality successes. They look at a person’s persistence and perseverance through the many challenges they might have gone through to achieve their goal. Also under his exemplary leadership, the OSI Group was able to receive many awards among them being the prestigious Globe of Honor in 2016. This award was from the British Safety Council since the OSI group, LLC, had shown exemplary environmental management risks.
At the age of 81, Sheldon is still very active in the management of OSI Group and continuously pushes for its growth as a profitable business.
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