He has been in the industry for over four decades and has had a very successful career. Mr. Lavin joined OSI group in 1970, then known as Otto & Sons. Sheldon Lavin has seen the company transform from a domestic food producer to an international blueprint industry. Despite helping the company grow, he has also built his career in the company.
Sheldon Lavin found his way into Otto& Sons when the bank asked him to take an ownership position in the enterprise. At first, he rejected the offer but later accepted it. The sons would then ask him to become a partner after the father retired. In the late 1970s, he according to joined the company full time after a request by McDonald.
Lavin Scoops the Global Visionary Award
Sheldon Lavin’s efforts were recognized in 2016 by India’s vision World Academy. They honored him with Global Visionary Award, a highly regarded prize. This award honors leading visionaries in different fields. They should have an ability to turn their ideas into reality and exhibit persistence in accomplishing their goals.
Sheldon Lavin: The Best Boss Ever
Sheldon Lavin has stated many times that the recognition humbled him and he is grateful to all people who helped him turn the company to what it is today. He has dedicated his life to the betterment of business and welfare of the employees. His employees will tell you that he is the best boss they have ever had.
Plans for the Future
Despite his old age, Sheldon is not planning to retire anytime soon; he wants to continue impacting the company positively. His vision for the OSI Group is to expand its profitability and see it become a global leader in the food industry. He also wants to ensure when he retires someday he leaves OSI with the best talents to carry on with the vision.
Sheldon Lavin’s Humanitarian Causes
Sheldon Lavin also participates in charitable activities. He is passionate about giving back to the community. Lavin actively takes part in the Ronald McDonald House Charities, the National Multiple Sclerosis, Evans Scholarship Funds, and Jewish United Funds among others.