While there are many younger business leaders and entrepreneurs who revolutionize or work to disrupt industries with exciting new business models, many of them don’t stand the test of time due to their lack of experience. Sheldon Lavin, CEO of OSI Group, was once a younger businessman and entrepreneur, himself, and now has years of knowledge and experiences that younger business leaders would be wise to pay attention to. While Lavin has a plenty of insight into the inner working of OSI Group, he manages the company by delegating its responsibilities to other skillful professions that work for the company. This gives him time to continue to focus on the most important aspects of the company while knowing that every other part is taken care of
Sheldon Lavin has won a slew of awards that have been given to him for his abilities as a leader and his business acumen. He is also a known philanthropist who has contributed plenty of money to the Ronald McDonald House Foundation, which helps families who are dealing with illnesses that are serious. As a business leader, he has been recognized for his role withn bringing OSI Group from a domestic company to a global leader in the food industry that is expanding, more and more, every day.
Sheldon Lavin began as financial consultant who had a desire to make a real difference in the world. He knew that companies don’t simply run on hope and vision but that they also require the capital to become a real competitor in the world. When he went to work with OSI Group back when they were a small domestic company named Otto and Sons, he knew that he could help them to get the financing they needed to succeed. Just one year after he started with Otto and Sons, he had helped it to become a national company with offerings all over the United States. Lavin, himself, now takes the money he earns from OSI Group and invests it himself to turn it into even more. Sheldon Lavin, Chairman And CEO Of OSI Group, LLC
Sheldon Lavin believes that it his ability to look into the future and make the necessary preparations that has led to his own success as well as the success of OSI Group. When asked what his secret to innovation is, he commented that humility and humbleness play a large part and that without these qualities people cannot learn from the people around them. OSI’s Sheldon Lavin Receives Global Visionary Award