OSI Group is a multi-billion dollar food processing company with a big focus on meats with its headquarters in the United States. Sheldon Lavin currently operates as the CEO for OSI Group and he has spent the last forty years working to improve the company and expand its operations on a global scale. Originally founded in Chicago as a small shop, OSI Group now has facilities in more than a dozen countries around the world containing more than 70 facilities dedicated to food processing and distribution. OSI Group is the primary supplier to the McDonald’s corporation, one of the largest fast food restaurant chains in the world today, which has made up a huge percentage of the companies profits since the 50s’.
Under Sheldon’s leadership, OSI Group has been the recipient of various awards for their environmental standings and their food safety. Sheldon personally brought in a new technology to improve the quality of food production that is also highly effective at lowering the level of environmental pollution that is caused by operations. For Sheldon Lavin, sustainability is a core philosophy at OSI Group, which is a moto that needs to be installed into all of their employees, which there are more than 20 thousand of today working around the world. Sheldon Lavin has received the California Green Business Award, the Environmental Excellence award from the North American Meat Institute, and the Globe of Honor for the British Safety Council.
Since 1975, Sheldon has been offering his services to the OSI corporation and by 2002, Sheldon Lavin had the primary interest in the company with complete voting control. Sheldon’s innovation and push for expansion have turned OSI into a top food producer that was ranked 58 in 2016 for prominent organizations in the private sector. The company has a net worth of more than 6 billion dollars today, which continues to grow as they remain the leader across the globe.