Sheldon Lavin is known for many things, but the most famous one is being the chief executive officer of the OSI Industries. Other than the OSI Industries, this expert is involved with non-profit organizations such as Ronald McDonald House Charities, Jewish United Fund, and the Inner City Foundation.
With Ronald McDonald House Charities, Sheldon Lavin acts as the chairman of the capital sector, and he occasionally makes outsized donations for the cause. Sheldon Lavin is also part of other organizations such as Evan Scholarship Fund, United Negro Fund as well as the Boys and Girls Club of Chicago. Finally, this CEO is involved with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society of America. There are just a few of the many organizations he is part of.
He has been with the OSI Industries for over 43 years. Before he decided to venture into the food industry, he was involved with the finance and banking industry where he was an expert and an investor. He even managed to establish a company of his own during his days in banking. He took charge of the OSI Industries at a time when the company was little known and had few customers. Also, the company was experiencing financial difficulties when he took charge. Since then, the company has grown to a big corporation known worldwide for its good products. He specializes in many products that include beef, bacon, pork, poultry, vegetable products as well as dough products. He has a 100 percent voting control of the company after a major stockholder decided to sell his shares to him.
He hasn’t changed the headquarters of this company as it is still in Aurora, Illinois. He has, however, managed to expand the company operations to other states in the US such as Iowa, California, Wisconsin, and Ohio. Sheldon Lavin has managed to grow the company to a 20,000 employee firm. OSI Group provides its employees with good packages under his leadership. Sheldon Lavin is proud of the culture that exists in the company and terms all his employees as his firmly. Sheldon is a family man who has been married for over 55 years.