Sheldon Lavin’s career in the meat industry began approximately 43 years ago. His vast transition from finance to executive leadership is admirable. Lavin’s first career experience began in 1970 where he was a financial manager for a company that engaged in the supply of meat and its products.
Sheldon Lavin worked for Otto & Sons. At this juncture, the company was experiencing financial issues when Lavin stepped in to assist. Immediately Lavin started working with the Otto Sons, the firm experienced vast growth through the attraction of various investors. Mr. Otto retired because of his age. He left Lavin in charge because he had the expertise to manage different financial accounts. Lavin helped the Otto Sons in running the business.
Sheldon Lavin is the Chairman as well as Chief Executive Officer of the leading meat provider in America, OSI Group. He is also the President of an affiliate of OSI Group, OSI International Foods Ltd. He is active in all the departments including global operations. Lavin is prominent for making sure that the company runs efficiently by providing high-quality meat products.
In 2016, Lavin received a positive recognition award through the Global Visionary Award. While receiving the award, Lavin stated that the recognition honored him. This was a reflection of his outstanding performance as an entrepreneur and executive leader. He emphasized his commitment to providing high-quality products through the team of professionals. Lavin has dedicated his time to the growth of the company. He ensures that the team respects customers. This is a leading operational strategy for the company.
While expanding the operations of OSI Group across different facets of the industry, Lavin has insisted on environmental conservation as a key factor that determines the activities of the company. Under Lavin’s supervision, OSI Group continues to promote environmental sustainability for the young generation of entrepreneurs. Lavin is hopeful that the millennials will uphold the values of environmental conservation during production. In an interview with CEOCFO, Lavin explained his passion for incorporating his financial expertise with entrepreneurship. He has been able to succeed in business because of his commitment to developing business ideas.