Sheldon Lavin of OSI Group Contributes to Global Expansion

We all love leaders because that is the well from which, we draw our inspiration. To get great leaders in an organization, the panel in charge of recruitment settles for a leader with great work ethics because some factors that an organization has to deal with are beyond ordinary human comprehension. When discussing great leaders, Sheldon Lavin becomes an important subject. He is the chief executive officer of OSI Group and has been leading in providing the company with top leadership skills.

OSI Group

As a leading supplier of meat-based products, OSI Group has been thriving in Lavin’s ability to make critical decisions instantly. The company is an umbrella organization encompassing several branches of industries including OSI Industries, OSI International Foods and other 70 facilities in 17 different countries but all under one roof.

Education Background

Like life would dictate for most of us, Sheldon Lavin had to pursue an education to join the career world. Therefore, he majored in accounting and finance. From that point, he garnered extensive managerial skills in finance and business management. He was thence able to establish his company based on the skills. Lavin opened a company that dealt with consultancy. Right after, he landed a managerial role at Otto & Sons.

Skills

Because he had vast skills in finance and business, Sheldon Lavin was trusted to give the right pointers on finance and how to allocate money in different departments. Consequently, he became a full-time worker at Otto & Sons. To remain relevant in the business, Sheldon Lavin consulted with companies that dealt in the food business to secure a stable financial platform.

Management

Sheldon Lavin was good at handling finances. For that reason, he was approached to take over the company and provide full –time services. Consequently, in 1980’s, he made it to the top management by earning 50 percent of the shares. Of course, he was now able to control most of the activities in OSI Group.

Overview

In his capacity as the chief executive officer, Sheldon Lavin has moved the company to greater heights of global enterprises. In addition to that, the company has employed over 20, 000 employees across the more than 70 facilities.

Awards

Because of his input in the industry, Mr. Lavin has bagged numerous awards including the Global Visionary Award in 2016, awarded in Gujarat India. This award is a token of appreciation to individuals and corporations that contribute to the betterment of humanity not only through resilience but also through persistence.

Contact Sheldon Lavin: inspirery.com/sheldon-lavin/ 

OSI Food Solutions recently aquired Tyson Foods

OSI Food Solutions recently purchased a Tyson Chicken plant. They are very excited to share their future and their past with us. Here’s a little about he company that bought out Tyson, a major brand name in chicken.

OSI Food Solutions is a food processing company that provides products and solutions for the food industry. Globally, they provide, beef, pork, poultry and seafood, as well as vegetables, fruit and dough based products. They started as a meat market in a small community and worked their way up from there. Once McDonald’s started purchasing their meat patties, for hamburgers, OSI became a very popular choice because their quality of meat was outstanding.

OSI Food Solutions, known best for winning the prestigious Globe of Honour award, for their exemplary management skills, has recently purchased a food processing center, and storage warehouse, formerly owned by Tyson Foods. The plant, located in Chicago, covers 200,000 Square feet and is by an already established OSI Foods Solutions facility. The company thinks that this set up can help to continue their business growth. The company is one of the leading suppliers of value added protein and other food products to the retail and food service industry.

It is estimated that OSI Food Solutions paid 7.4 million dollars for the new location. They also have more than 65 facilities, and more than 20,000 employees, in 17 countries. They operate in several throughout the USA, and Canada, Australia, Austria, India, Japan, Netherlands, Philippines, Poland, Spain, Taiwan, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom.

The OSI Food Solutions Group, drives the excellence of operating throughout the network by communicating ideas, to share best practice theories and deliver best in class solutions to customers worldwide. They supply a large portion of the Western United States fast food chains, such as Subway, Starbucks and papa John’s Pizza with protein portions such as Beef and Pork.

Since adding in a new, large facility formally known as Tyson Foods, OSI Food Solutions can now adhere to many new customers retail and fast food. They will be hiring new employees for their new location soon.

OSI Food Solutions not only won the Globe of Honour in 2016, they also won it in 2013, and 2015 as well. To even be considered for the award, the facility must meet a 5 star quality from the previous year, from the months of July to December. The Globe of Honour award is a highly recognized and chased after award by many leading Meat plants.

The purchase of Tyson is leading OSI into an even bigger future for the meat company.

Contact OSI Food Solutions: www.foodprocessing.com/top100/profiles/osigroup/