Sheldon Lavin- CEO of OSI Group

OSI Group is a food production company. It is located in Illinois, United States. It is the largest food processing company in the world. Sheldon Lavin is the chief executive officer of this processing company. OSI Group has operations in more than 65 locations. The company has also operations in other locations through subsidiaries and partnership. For instance in England, OSI Group operate through another company. OSI Group was started in 1909 as a small butcher shop. It grew with time until it became the biggest company in the world. The management of the company is to be commended for the far the company has reached.

OSI Group was started by Otto Kolschowsky. He used to manage the company together with his two sons. This business started its journey to success in 1955 when it was chosen by McDonald’s as the supplier of hamburger. As a growing food chain business, McDonald’s needed more supplies as time went by. OSI Group had to look for ways in which they would supply enough hamburgers for McDonald’s according to the growing demand. This led to the creation of the first processing plant by this group to supply McDonald’s only. This would be the first processing of many that the company would set up.

In the 1990s, OSI Group was joined by Sheldon Lavin. He joined as one of the managing partners of the business. His brought expertise of financial and business management have been from the banking sector. He had the requisite knowledge needed for the business to start a transformational journey. Sheldon Lavin brought new expansion strategies for the company. The company immediately started opening branches in Europe, South American, and Asia. The company did not stop there. It has over the years been in expansion mode. It has been opening businesses in all corners of the world. Click here to know more.

Sheldon has been using acquisitions a means of expanding the business territories to beyond the United States.

About Sheldon Lavin

Sheldon Lavin has been with this group for more than four decades. Before joining the company, he was working as a banker and an investor. His knowledge in these two fields proved crucial for this company. He is the person who can be credited with bringing the biggest changes in the management of the company, especially in the 1970s when it started implementing expansion strategies. Sheldon is currently 85 years old is focused on continuing with the strategy of business expansion until the company gets to the level that he dreams of.

His LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sheldon-lavin-a325b98

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