Sheldon Lavin is the CEO of food Production Company known as OSI group. Sheldon Lavin has moved from a very humble beginning to become the head of this global food production company, which is biggest in the world. Sheldon has excellent leadership skills which have made him the best in the food production industry. In one of the recent articles, he talks about his leadership skills as well as the future of the food production company.
OSI Group was started over a hundred years ago. OSI Group was started in 1909 by an entrepreneur Otto Kolschowsky. OSI Group started as a butcher shop as well as a meat market. Back then it was known as Otto & Sons, USA. Currently, it has grown from this humble beginning to become a global company that has a presence in over 65 locations. They also have other partners in other parts of the world. CEO Sheldon Lavin is determined to take the company through consistent growth until it expands its operations to all parts of the world. He is focused on green practices, sustainability, and food safety as the key factors that will drive the growth of this company. Recently, OSI Group has been on an expansion mission. It is opening up operations in places outside of the United States, the aim is to reach as many parts of the world as possible.
OSI Group growth started from the period it was known as Otto &Sons in the year 1955. Its serious growth started when it was contracted by the McDonald’s to supply hamburgers. In 1973, they opened a special, branch that was dedicated to serving the interests of McDonald’s only. The company at this time was headed by two sons of Otto. Sheldon Lavin would join the company later to help the two sons with the management of the business. He was soon elevated to position of a partner.
As McDonald’s grew, Sheldon Lavin helped OSI Group company to follow in the footsteps by ensuring that they expanded their production systems to meet the new demands from McDonald’s. OSI Group in the 1980’s expanded to other countries while at the same time opening new production plants in the United States. With the company opening new branches in Spain, Germany, Taiwan, Austria, Mexico, Philippines and China and still expanding its operations in the united states, it was destined for a better future. Sheldon Lavin was determined to see the company achieve more and he has surely managed to achieve that.