Very few people have been able to turnaround their careers into success. This is because it calls for extra caution and expertise when dealing with various matters regarding career growth. Sheldon Lavin is one of the few individuals who have been able to maintain their success and growth for over 50 years now. He was born in 1932 and is still serving as the chief executive officer of OSI Group. He joined the company’s leadership in early 1970.
The 81 years old Lavin has been able to rise through these levels of success because of his committed leadership. He is an alumnus of Northwestern University and Illinois whereby he studied accounting as a professional course. He later graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business from the then prestigious University of Chicago. These skills have made him become a very successful business icon. He is also recognized for his leadership and management skills.
Sheldon Lavin worked at his financial and accountancy firm for more than 15 years. The company was called Sheldon Lavin & Associates which operates in Chicago. He was able to work with some of the biggest corporations in Chicago. One of their clients was Otto & Sons.
Sheldon Lavin started knowing Otto & Sons in 1970 which is currently known as OSI Group Industries. Today, Sheldon is serving as the chairman and the chief executive officer of OSI International Foods, OSI Industries, and OSI International. They also have a facility in India known as Vista Processed Foods Ltd and is also known as OSI Vista.
Under the able leadership of Sheldon Lavin, the company has become a leading multinational and a multi-billion dollar food processing firm with branches in more than 17 countries. The company branches are based in Illinois where it started as a small butchery. They have also been able to diversify their products are currently supplying poultry, meat, vegetable, fish and other products. Their clients are spread out across all corners of the globe. They were also lucky to supply more than 410 tons of food to the 2008 Beijing, China Olympics. This contract was signed between OSI Group and McDonald’s. The supply did not receive even a single complain.