Sheldon Lavin is the chief executive officer of OSI Group. This is the biggest food production company in the world. It has its headquarters in Illinois, United States. OSI Group has been in existence since 1909. It has over a hundred years of expansion. Under the management of CEO Sheldon Lavin, OSI Group has been able to grow from a small food production company into a global company that has presence in over 65 locations in the world. It also has many other partners who have they are have partnered to expands its reach to more locations in the world. OSI Group has managed to reach this level through the commitment of management team that is led by CEO Sheldon Lavin.
OSI Group today owns the biggest food production plant in the world. Its Tyson acquisition led to the ownership of the biggest foods production plant in the United States. This is a production plant that is located close to its headquarters in Illinois. OSI Group from the 1950’s engaged a strategy of expanding its operations to as many countries in the world as possible. They started by acquisitions in various countries. To penetrate various markets with ease, they ensure that they purchase companies that have already established a presence in the particular countries. Acquisitions are one of the expansion strategies that have worked for OSI Group in a big way. In counties where they have not made acquisitions, they partner with various with companies so that they can operate through those companies. This is a move that not only benefits the OSI Group but also the partnering company.
Most of the supplies by OSI Group go to large chain supply food stores. They do not retail their products although there are some varieties of foods that they pack and sell through the supermarkets.
Sheldon Lavin as the CEO of the company has laid the foundation of the production company on three major factors. He believes the company will be able to dominate the market when it focuses on food safety, green production practices, and sustainability. These are moves that will keep the company above any other in the industry. Sheldon Lavin joined the company in the 1970s. He joined to help the two sons of the founder to manage it. Ever since he has played an instrumental role. His leadership skills have come in handy in the growth that we see in the company. He is a natural talented business leader who is committed to seeing OSI Group expand its activities even further.
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