Sheldon Lavin is the Chairman and CEO of OSI Group, LLC. He is also the President of OSI International Foods Ltd., a subsidiary of OSI Group. He first became involved with this company 1970 when he was working in financing. He was asked to close a financing deal for OSI Group, then known as Otto & Sons. He eventually bought part of OSI Group and became its top executive. It has been his vision that has propelled OSI Group from a domestic supplier of processed food into one that is in markets around the world.
As recognition of Sheldon Lavin’s success in greatly expanding the scope and revenue of OSI Group, he was awarded a Global Visionary Award in 2016 that was presented to him by India’s Vision World Academy. Lavin considers this one of the highlights of his career and he was both humbled and honored by his winning.
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Environmental stewardship is one thing that is taken very seriously at OSI Group. During the time Sheldon Lavin has been at the helm of OSI Group they have won numerous sustainability and environmental awards. He believes in growing his company responsibly and not at the expense of the Earth, its climate, and future generations.
Sheldon Lavin feels it is important to inspire the next generation of business leaders to take their responsibilities to the environment that we all live in. He also enjoys contributing to global commerce and providing employment opportunities to others.
Sheldon Lavin has been a longtime philanthropist. He is on the board of Ronald McDonald House Charities which gives people a nearby place to stay free of charge when their child is in a children’s hospital. He has given back to the communities that his company operates in a number of other ways as well including serving the Rush University Medical Center as their General Trustee. Additionally, in the past, Sheldon Lavin served as the Director of National Fish & Wildlife Foundation.
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