How Sheldon Lavin, OSI Group CEO achieved Success in leadership
Sheldon Lavin career was in the banking industry as he had studied accounting and finance. His life seemed to be in a determined direction because he succeeded to become a successful investor and an executive in the financial industry. He further opened a consulting firm that has been successful for many years.
Sheldon Lavin’s life changing moment came when a family firm that supplies meat in Chicago Illinois known as Otto & Sons approached his firm for financial assistance and consultancy. He worked with them and gradually took over more responsibilities in the firm. Mr. Lavin later became a partner in the business, which later changed to OSI Group where he is currently the CEO.
Once he became the CEO of OSI Group, Sheldon Lavin worked hard to make sure that the company grows to become a top food-processing firm. Sheldon Lavin was able to achieve this because the OSI Group now operates in over 17 countries around the world where they have over 70 facilities. This expansion came because of Mr. Lavin’s style of leadership.
OSI Group is ran as a family company where the top management is indirectly involved in dictating its operations. This has allowed the company to expand and become more successful in the food industry. His role in the business has earned him recognition from the world for his role in international business and job creation. Sheldon Lavin was awarded by India’s Vision World Academy a Global Visionary Award in 2016.
Previously, Sheldon Lavin received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the RSM US LLP for his commitment to Chicago business community. Other awards that he has received include the environment and sustainability awards given to the OSI Group Company because of its concern over the natural surrounding under their CEO Mr. Lavin.
Sheldon Lavin is also involved in charitable work where he partners with other companies such as MacDonald to give back to the community. He has also been a role model to the younger generation in his society and one of the most sought after motivational speakers.