Sheldon Lavin is the chief executive officer at OSI group. He has made a tremendous mark in the company since he climbed the ranks to the CEO. OSI’s Sheldon Lavin receives Global Visionary Award. He had previous experience in his banking career and the management of his consultancy firm. In the 1970s, he organized financing for Otto and Sons. His involvement became more evident when the firm was interested in investments abroad.
His diligent nature coupled with his strong business acumen earned him a partnership the sons when their father died. He accepted the offer and made it his fulltime job because of two reasons. First, the family oriented culture drew him in because a warm environment of his fellow employees as friends propelled him to work even more earnestly. Secondly, the strategies of Otto and Sons were in perfect alignment with what he had in mind, making it easier for him to stay.
With time, Sheldon Lavin had 100% voting control of the firm and has used this position to propel the company to greater heights of expansion to 60 facilities in 16 nations worldwide. The company has experienced steady and consistent growth over the years under his leadership. It has been able to acquire Baho food and Flagship Europe which is known for frozen poultry, pies and condiments. These two companies have been able to hasten the market acceptance of OSI group in their countries which translates to a substantial cost cut down in marketing and advertising. The firm has been able to find strong roots through its expansion in Germany and Spain. Still through the impeccable leadership of Sheldon Lavin the OSI group has been awarded the Globe of Honor Award by the British council. This is an award that goes to companies that creatively come up with unique techniques of minimizing environmental pollution.
Sheldon Lavin himself has been awarded with the Global Visionary Award in India, an award presented to people who have risen up the ranks through their persistence and perseverance. He has been able to improve the employment rate to 20,000 personnel, ensuring a low turnover rate due to the family oriented and friendly culture that exists, which he believes makes people more committed to their jobs. He owes the OSI Groups of company’s success to its ability to respond to different and specific tastes in their manufacturing. This has been paid in return through customer loyalty because the firm is able to cater for the large variety of preferences. Metal detectors and x-rays are also used to ensure quality of the products.
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