Sheldon Lavin attended the University of Illinois and Northwestern University majoring in accounting and finance. He later joined the meat processing company approximately 45 years ago after a successful career in the banking and fiancé sector as well as owning a finance consultant firm in Illinois, United States. He became the CEO of the OSI group company, and he has since converted the whole corporation into an international supplier of the food products. The ISI group has more than 20,000 employees in more than 16 countries. Mr. Lavin has been influential and busy helping the company expands internationally through this skilled leadership style. Through this, he has acquired small companies such as the Baho Food and The Flagship Europe. Mr. Sheldon hopes to bring and improve modern food processing to countries around the globe.
Upon joining the company in 1970, Mr. Sheldon Lavin become more involved in the company, it was formerly known as Otto and Sons Company. As a result, Sheldon was appointed as the co-director of the all the activities in the company. OSI group begin the expansion of its branches through North America and Europe In the late 1970s. It later moved to Taiwan, China, Japan, South America, Philippines, and Australia. By this time, Sheldon had food control of the company. By the year2016, OSI group had gained over 65 facilitates in 17 countries around the globe. Furthermore, Mr. Sheldon Lavin has been involved in many charitable activities such as the McDonald House of Charities, Jewish United Fund, Evans scholarship funds.
On February 20, 2016, Mr. Sheldon Lavin was awarded the Global Visionary Award by the Vision World academy in India. This award recognizes companies that have developed creative techniques for reducing pollution through minimization of environmental pollution. Through this, the OSI group has been ranked the 66th company in the food and beverages market. Forbes has named the company as the leading enterprise in the universe. All these awards were made possible because of the Lavin good administration. He has led the OSI to become a multibillion-dollar company in the universe. The products are now distributed all over the world.