Read on how Sheldon Lavin has built OSI Group

Read on how Sheldon Lavin has built OSI Group

Sheldon Lavin is the leader of OSI Group. He has led the company on a path of growth whereby it is banking on sustainable production as a key driver of the production activities in the company. OSI has been built on a foundation of embracing technology and other innovations that promote efficient food production. Even with the new push for sustainability, it is not something that the company has never tried before.


OSI Group is one of the top food producers globally. Its history goes back to over 100 years when a German immigrant Otto Kolschowskky started it. It started as a butcher shop which has over the years managed to grow into a leading business in the world. In the 1950s, it was a regional supplier of meat products after a supplies contract with the McDonald’s which opened business in Illinois in 1975.


Sheldon Lavin joined OSI in 1975, and since then, growth in the food company has been impressive. Mr. Lavin is now in his finals days as a leader of this company. After leading the company for four decades, he is now nearing his retirement age. He is committed to improving business in this company by mentoring the next generation of leadership. He does not want the dreams of the company to die once he is gone. He wants to live when the company is stronger than ever before.

Sheldon Lavin has grown OSI Group into a leading business by employing new techniques and strategies that have boosted production. With the world focusing on sustainable production methods that also protect the environment, OSI Group is leading the pack.

Due to the contributions that OSI and Sheldon Lavin have made in the food production business, they have been recognized by various award bodies. Lavin has received the Global Visionary Award for growing OSI Group to the level it is. OSI as a company has received various awards, which include the Globe of Honour from the British Safety Council and the Environmental Award from North American Meat Institute.

His legacy in this company will stand strong in the history of this company.

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