The food industry is a very important sector in every economy. With the ever increasing need for food supplies, this industry is on an all time rise. One person who has been very instrumental in the American food business is Sheldon Lavin. Sheldon Lavin despite having financial experience has been able to grow himself and the OSI Group business to become one of the most celebrated success in the world today.
Mr. Sheldon Lavin is the CEO and owner of OSI Group having acquired it from the Otto & Sons. Initially Sheldon Lavin worked as the primary financier for the family. Otto & Sons extended the olive branch to Mr. Lavin to be part of the business thanks to his expertise in financial matters. Slowly the entrepreneur was able to learn fully the business to the point of fully switching from the financial industry to the meat industry.
Under the leadership of Sheldon Lavin, OSI Group has been able to build itself to a strong force to reckon with in the industry. Some of the key aspects Sheldon Lavin has had to focus on in order for the organization to achieve the success it enjoys include employees and investment in infrastructure. According to Sheldon Lavin employees are the greatest resource his company has. For this reason therefore, Sheldon ensures that they are well motivated in order to be productive. Second to employees, OSI Group has invested in state of the art infrastructure. To guarantee the quality of their product, OSI Groups ensures that it carries a proper audit of the equipment and machinery as this helps them guarantee to their customers the quality of their products.
The other strategy that Mr. Sheldon Lavin has used to grow and expand the operations of his business is through acquisitions. OSI Group has acquired a number of food businesses in USA , Europe and other parts of the world. By acquiring already established businesses, OSI Group has been able to enjoy the established market network hence growing its business faster and at a lower cost.
Business aside, Sheldon Lavin is a philanthropist who cares about developing his community. On top of financial contributions Mr. Sheldon is also gets involved by chairing some of the organizations. Some of the organization Sheldon Lavin has been associated with include Ronald McDonald House Charities, Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago, Evans Scholarship Fund and the Inner-City Foundation of Chicago to name but a few.