OSI Group is an Illinois-based meat processing company that has been in operation since 1909. The company has grown to become one of the best meat processors in America, Europe, and Asia. The acquisition of companies is one strategy that OSI Group has used to expand its operations and get more clients. OSI Group was ranked at position 58 among the best private companies by Forbes in 2016. Sheldon Lavin is the current Chairman and CEO of the company; he took over the mantle of leadership from the Otto family after a long negotiation on how they should work.
Sheldon Lavin was an investor and again worked in the banking sector as an executive before joining OSI Group. Lavin’s experience in food processing industry and expertise in financial management has made him lead the company to the right direction. Lavin has witnessed OSI grow and receive awards for the last 47 years that he has worked with them. The Global Visionary Award is the latest that Lavin received. The main aim of Global Visionary Award is to recognize leaders who have persevered and persisted in making their dreams come true. Lavin is one of the achievers who received this prestigious award from the India’s Vision World Academy. Mr. Lavin prides in his efforts to make OSI Group an international company operating in 17 countries and has over 60 locations.
OSI Group Company received the Globe of Honor Award in 2016; this prestigious award was given to OSI group by British Safety Council for their efforts in making the environment risk-free. The British Safety Council praised the management and workforce at OSI for the outstanding work. The Council carries out an audit on several firms to determine their impact on environmental risk management. The companies are then awarded marks using star rating system, the maximum number of stars is five. This award was bestowed to OSI Food Solutions UK Ltd.
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