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About Sheldon Lavin

Sheldon Lavin is the Chairman and the President of OSI Group which is a food production and processing Company based in the United States. Mr. Sheldon was born in the year 1932.
He went to Northwestern University and the University of Illinois where he graduated with majors in Finance and Accounting. He went later on and did a Bachelor of Science degree and graduated from Roosevelt University in Chicago. With over 15 years experience, Sheldon Lavin owned a financial consulting firm known as Sheldon Lavin and Associates Company that was based in the downtown area of Chicago.

Later on, in 1970, Mr. Lavin started to associate himself with the Otto and Sons Firm who is the predecessor of the OSI Group. Sheldon Lavin is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the OSI Group and affiliate companies which include, OSI Industries, OSI International Foods based in the United States and OSI International. Other Companies are found all over the world, and one of them based in India is known as Vista Processed Food or OSI Vista.

At his time working for the OSI Group, Sheldon Lavin has seen the company grow to become one of the multibillion-dollar Global Food Processing Companies. Sheldon Lavin has been a great leader who has ensured that all the stakeholders in the OSI Group Industry he led are all comfortable and are working to achieve the goals of this firm and attend to the needs of the customers.

The headquarters of OSI Group is found at Aurora, Illinois in the United States of America. Some of the services offered by this company include the provision of a wide variety of poultry, vegetables, meat, fish and some specialty dough products. OSI Group also provides some processing solutions to its clients who are mainly foodservice distributors, restaurants, retails, private labels and the industrial sector. After the production of its products, OSI Group ensures that they are distributed all over the facilities found in the 17 Countries that the Company has its main customers based.

Mr. Sheldon Lavin apart from being the Chief Executive Officer of this Company is also seen to be the one leading the growth of OSI Group in different continents specifically in Asia and Europe. In addition to that, Mr. Lavin also leads the different innovations at OSI making sure that the company can improve its current services. For OSI to grow, Sheldon believes that diversification and expansion is the only way that OSI will have a prosperous future in line with also maintaining the family like tradition between its clients and employees.

Sheldon Lavin, however, is not a selfish businessman as he has taken part in several philanthropic activities including support of the Ronald McDonald House Charities. He has done for over 25 years, and he is also the chairman and trustee of the foundation’s capital campaign. Apart from supporting so many charities, Mr. Lavin has his organization which he is the President and Director which is known as The Sheba Foundation which is a family charity foundation.

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December 10, 2017